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Collection Reference Number GLC02347
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title 1000 dollar Selma, Marion, and Memphis Railroad Company first mortgage eight percent bond
Date 1 September 1869
Author Forrest, Nathan Bedford (1821-1877)  
Additional authors Smith, William Hugh (1826-1899) Fowlkes, Alpheus Monroe (b. 1838)
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description "No. 465." Signed twice by Forrest as president of the railroad company; co-signed by company secretary, Alpheus Monroe Fowlkes. On verso, includes endorsement of the State of Alabama, signed 25 May 1870 by Governor William Hugh Smith. Bottom half of the page consists of 33 small $40 bond notes. Includes an account balance on verso, signed by a register [name illegible].
Subjects Railroad  Confederate General or Leader  Transportation  Industry  Finance  
People Forrest, Nathan Bedford (1821-1877)  Smith, William Hugh (1826-1899)  Fowlkes, Alpheus Monroe (b. 1838)  
Place written Marion, Alabama
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Industry
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945