Washington Bridge Society, 1792-1838 | State Archives Catalog
Title: Washington Bridge Society, 1792-1838
Extent: 1.0 Folders
Predominant Dates: 1792-1793, 1826, 1837-1838
Scope and Contents: The records consist of a single file of documentation. Included are records concerning the accounts of the society, a 1792 draught of a plan of the first bridge bridge, along with an undated hand-drawn map records of the collection of tolls, accounts of the bridge's proprietors, petitions against the society, documentation concerning petitions to build a "free bridge," and the society's remonstrances against the proposed free bridge. Finally, the documentation also includes three printed copies of a Report of a Committee to Examine the Receipts and Expenditures of the Washington Bridge", appointed by the General Assembly in June 1837.