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Content Description The collection contains loose pages and one ledger. There are missing pages and some existing pages are difficult to read due to damage. The loose pages appear to have been part of a ledger in which minutes were kept for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Robert Andrews Dist. 417 . Entries found in the minutes indicate the organization was one that assisted retired and/or injured railroad workers financially. Within the ledger, members names and dues amounts paid each month are listed....
Sarah G. Smith vs. Richmond and Danville Railroad Company and the Virginia Midland Railway Company Transcripts (MS239)
Content Description This collection consists of two bound transcripts of the court case filed by Sarah G. Smith against the Richmond and Danville Railroad Company and the Virginia Midland Railway Company.Testimony describes the setting in Alexandria through which the trains pass. The area around the block of Saint Asaph, Wolfe, Pitt and Wilkes Streets are particularly detailed. References are made to the Wilkes Street tunnel and to local businesses including a dairy, and J. C. Herbert Bryant's...