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Legislature - Commissions and Committees - Western and Atlantic Railroad Reports

Identifier: 037-08-067

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This series consists of reports of the Western & Atlantic Railroad Commissioners to the Georgia General Assembly regarding re-leasing of the W & A and other dispositions. Included are two reports dated 1916 and 1917. The reports (1916's copy has actual signatures) were made by the W & A Commission to the General Assembly, approved November 30, 1915, to wit: "Be it further enacted, that the Commission created by this Act shall make full report to the General Assembly when it meets in 1916 of what it has done up to that time, and annually thereafter until it has completed its duties under this Act, or shall have been discharged by joint resolution of the General Assembly". The copy for 1917 includes exhibits regarding: statement of expenditures from funds appropriated by the Legislature; traffic and financial operations during term of present lease; invitation for proposal for lease and for extension of the railroad; copy of formal proposal of lease as originally submitted by the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway; and copy of lease contract covering the lease of the W & A and its properties between the State of Georgia and the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway.


  • Created: 1916-1917


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Both copies are in individual folders and are arranged chronologically by date.

Legislature - Commissions and Committees - Western and Atlantic Railroad Reports
Georgia Archives
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