AHC, S&M 1/14/1865

Memorandum of agreement made this 14th day of January A. D. 1865 between Mrs. A. P. Fluker of Sumter County Alabama, of the first part and the Selma & Meridian Rail Road Company of the Second part Witnesseth that the Said Mrs. A. P. Fluker contracts and agrees to hire to the Selma & Meridian Rail Road Company two negro men Matt & Phill for the Ensuing year upon the following conditions to Wit Said Mrs. A. P. Fluker to clothe pay Taxes and doctors bills and loose all runaway times and all Sick time over Six days in any one month.
In consideration there of the Selma & Meridian Rail Road Company agree to pay Said Mrs. A. P. Fluker at the rate of fifty (50) Dollars per month specie and feed. Payments to be made monthly (as required) at the Treasurerís office in Demopolis. This contract to commence the first day of January 1865 and Expire the 25th of December 1865.
Done in Duplicate in Witness where of the parties have here unto set their hands and seals the date aforesaid.
L. H. Fluker
J. H. Riffle
Road Master Selma & Meridian R. R.

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