NA, A&TR 12/23/1863

Office of the Ala & Tennessee River Rail Road Co

   Resolved that A. M. Goodwin Treasurer of this company be and he is hereby constituted the agent of this Company to receive from the Confederate States and receipt for all money which this Company are or may be entitled to receive from the government under the act of Congress approved October 1862 making appropriation for the construction of a Rail Road from Blue Mountain in this state to Rome Georgia, and that the act of said Treasurer in receiving and accepting for Sixty Thousand Dollars of said appropriation under certificate of Capt L P Grant of Engineer Corps be and the same is hereby certified and approved
   I Thos A Walker President of the Alabama and Tennessee River Rail Road Company hereby certify that the foregoing is a true transcript of a resolution adopted by the board of Directors of Said Company on the 23rd day of December 1863 as appears from the minutes of the Company.
   In Testimony whereof I have hereunto sat my hand and caused the Seal of the said Company to be hereto affixed this 24th December 1863.
Thos A. Walker
Attested: A. M. Goodwin