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H.K. Ellyson, 1861 - Railroads
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Page 31 - ... mind, also, the largely increased price of every article that is used in repairs, or on the trains. It is a fair estimate to put the increase in the price of labor, materials and supplies at twentyfive per cent more during the last quarter of the year than for the preceding three quarters of the year. The locomotives are constantly used with loads to the extent of their capacity, and cannot be spared for repairs; they are run until they can run no longer. Many of them are old, and constantly...
Page 90 - Shares in the capital stock of the Company shall be transferred only on the books of the Company by the holder thereof in person, or by his attorney, upon surrender and cancellation of certificates for a like number of shares.
Page 30 - I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of this Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1873: CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SUITS, 1873.
Page 81 - The average degrees of curvature per mile of the curved part of the road is The average degrees of curvature per mile of the whole road is..
Page 13 - ... by the quartermaster general, at the following rates, viz: men two cents per mile, munitions, provisions and material at half the regular local rates, in force on the 1st of May 1861, and that these rates, now adopted, will take effect from the 1st day of July 1861.
Page 15 - ... felt to know whether our railroads can be kept in safe running order if the war shall continue a few years longer, and it is hardly to be doubted that the rapid decline in the efficiency of our roads is soon to diminish our means of successfully maintaining our struggle for independence; but that the ground of hope for effecting our subjugation, like many others, will fail them. If the speed of our trains is judiciously reduced, with reference to the depreciation of the rails, our roads will...
Page 90 - The meetings of the stockholders shall be organized by the appointment of a chairman, and shall be attended by the...
Page 90 - ... of the company, or such clerk pro tempore as they shall from time to time appoint. The proceedings of each day shall be verified by the signature of the chairman.
Page 25 - For coupon bonds, issued by the company, by authority of the stockholders, at their meeting in.1851, purchased on account of the sinking fund, and canceled, ..... For coupon bonds, issued by the company, by authority of the stockholders, at special meeting in 1854, purchased on account of the sinking fund, and canceled, For bonds of the state of Virginia, applied to the sinking fund, For sinking fund, for the redemption of loan from the state...

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