Monthly statements for the Board of Public Works and the Literary Fund, October 1844-May 1850.

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Monthly statements for the Board of Public Works and the Literary Fund, October 1844-May 1850.

These records contain receipts and disbursements for the Board of Public Works and the Literary Fund. The Board of Public Works includes financing for internal improvements, chiefly turnpikes. The Literary Fund provides funds for schools and colleges, supplemented by the Dawson Fund. Loans to internal improvement companies and dividends on James River Company stock are also included.

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