NA, ENG 1/29A/1863

Engineer Bureau
Richmond, January 29th, 1863
Judge Thos. A. Walker
President, Ala. & Tenn. R. Rd.   {Alabama & Tennessee RR}
Selma, Ala.
   Your telegram of the twenty-eighth (28th) received. Decision will not be until copy of the amended charter is received. It is very probable however a mortgage on your whole road will be required.
J. F. Gilmer
Colonel & Chf. Engineer Bureau