| Memorandum of Agreement made this Eight
day of October 1863 by the Memphis & Ohio Rail Road Company by
Samuel B. Jones Genl Superintendent, and the Alabama & Tennessee
River Rail Road Company, by William Rothrock Genl Superintendent.
| The Memphis & Ohio R. R. Co agree to
lease to the Ala & Tenn R. R. R. Co., three (3) Locomotive engines
named as follows -- "Thos Shepard" "Gen. Loving"
and "A Woodruff" for service upon their Road. The engines
are to be put in good order by being overhauled and repaired by the
Ala & Tenn R. R. R. Co., at the cost of material & labor only,
as shown by the Books of the Co. and are to be returned in as good
order as after being repaired, natural wear alone being excepted,
& to the order of the President or Gen. Supt of the Memphis &
O. R. R. Co.
| The rate of compensation to be thirty (30)
cents per mile run by each Engine & the account to be truly kept
by the Ala & Tenn R. R. R. Co., the cost of repairing said
locomotives to be paid by the Mem & O. R. R. Co. The accounts to
be settled monthly.
|Sam B. Jones
|Mem. & O. R. R. Co.
|A. & T. R. R. R. Co.