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Chap. 578.â€"An ACT to ninend and re-enact sections 1, 9, and 11 of an act entitled an act to incorporate the Radford-Southern Railroad and Mining Company,approved February 14, 1898.

Approved April 2, 1902.

...§ 1. Be it enacted by the general assembly of Virginia, That George W. Miles, W. R. Wharton, George B. Kimball, M. C. Armour, Richard Wood, C. K. Mount, E. W. Peck, John H. Wasbington, J. Custis Peter, McClannahan Ingles, J. Radford Peterson, J. H. Carper, John Eckman, G. L. Carter, George E. Lester, Peter F. Shelton, C. M. Stiggleman, P. G. Lester, Winfield Scott, Burwell Akers, S. T. Turner, J. S. Taylor, George M. Holstein, and Rufus J. Woolwine,1 and their associates, or such of them as mav accept the provisions of this charter, be, and they are hereby, made and constituted a body politic and corporate under the name and style of the Radford-Southern Railroad and Mining Company, and as such are authorized and empowered to locate, construct, equip, and operate a railroad of standard gauge, commencing at the most practical point on the Norfolk and Western railway, in the city of Radford, in Montgomery county, as may be decided upon by the stockholders of said company, and running southwardly along the most practicable route up the valley of the New river and Little river to some point near the mouth of Indian creek, where it flows into Little river, passing near Floyd, in Floyd county, and also to locate, construct, equip, and operate a railroad of standard gauge, commencing at the most practical point on the Norfolk and Western railway, in the city of Radford, as may be decided upon by the stockholders of said company, and running northwardly through the counties of Montgomerv, Pulaski, Giles, or Craig to a point at or near where New river crosses the boundary line between the States of Virginia and West Virginia; and also to purchase, lease, mine, and develop the iron, copper, and other minerals, and ores and timber lands along and near its route. The said company shall have power to locate, construct, equip, and operate any branch or lateral line from its main line of standard or narrow gauge not to exceed twenty-five miles in length, and such tram tracks as may be required for its mining purposes.

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Abbey, Matilda O. Genealogy of the Family of Lt. Thomas Tracy. of Norwich, Conn. Milwaukee: D.S. Harkness, 1888.

Acts and Joint Resolutions Passed by the General Assembly of the State of Virginia During the Session of 1901-2. Richmond: John H. O'Bannon, Superintendent of Public Printing, 1902.

The Advent Review and Herald of the Sabbath 43.16 (31 March 1874).

American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans Whose Ancestors settles in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence, AD 1776. Vol 10. Albancy, NY: Joes Munsells Sons, 1895.

Anderson, George Baker. Landmarks of Rensselaer County, New York Syracuse, NY: D. Mason, 1897.

Avery, Clara A. The Averell-Averill-Avery Family: A Record of the Descendants of William and Abigail Averell of Ispswich, Mass. [Cleveland, OH: Evangelical Publishing House], 1914.

    INDEX: Abigail Averill 428; Hanna Hutchinson 428; John Mudge 428; William Mudge and descendants 428.

1Rufus Woolwine is the great grandfather of John David Anderson. John is the husband of Ursual Berg Anderson.



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