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Governor - Executive Dept. - Western & Atlantic Special Attorney's Reports

Identifier: 001-01-121

Scope and Contents

These published reports to the Governor were submitted by special attorneys retained to supervise the transfer of property formerly owned by the Western & Atlantic Railroad, a state agency, to the general public. The attorneys also monitored problems, usually involving litigation, attendant upon lease agreements with private leases and other railroads, the construction and location of depots in Atlanta, Dalton and elsewhere, and property rights of various railroads and their relationships with former Western & Atlantic property. Each attorney reported to the Governor the status of various lawsuits, sometimes recounted the legislative history of the situation, and gave his legal opinion on the outcome of the dispute.


  • Created: 1892-1902


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Arrangement Note

The reports are arranged chronologically by date of publication. There are no indexes or other finding aids.

Related Materials

Reference is made in these reports to special legislative commissions formed to investigate aspects of the former Western & Atlantic property. For these reports, please see RGSGSERIES 37-8-66. For records of the Western & Atlantic Railroad, please see Record Group 18.

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