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From the Rare Books Collection. An illustrated booklet for Norfolk and Western Railway employee customer service training. Instructions given for porters (redcaps) and conductors, among other employees.

From the Rare Books Collection. A compilation of advertisements originally published between 1943 and 1944 by the Southern Railway System, published in regional and national publications, intended to demonstrate the contribution made by southern states during World War II.

From the Rare Books Collection. A compilation of articles criticizing railway management in the United States, previously published in British financial publications.

Resolutions: Expressive of the determination of Georgia to prosecute the present war with the utmost vigor and energy. Presented by the Chair; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 11 January 1864.

Mr. Chilton's Amendments To the bill of the Committee. Strike out of the bill of the Committee the first, second, third and forth sections.

Proposition of Finance. By Mr. Smith, of Alabama; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 12 January 1864.

A Bill: To regulate the currency. By Mr. Preston; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 15 January 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide payment for slaves impressed under State laws, and lost in the public service." By Mr. Baldwin; Read first and second times, and referred to Committee on the Judiciary. January 18 - Reported back, placed on the Calendar and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 10 December 1863.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to suppress abuses in the Quartermaster and Commissary Departments of the army." By Mr. Garland; Read first and second times and referred tot the Committee on the Quartermaster and Commissary Departments on December 28, 1863. Reported back, placed on the Calendar, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on January 18, 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act excluding the privilege of purchasing clothing at Government cost, to all persons in its employment, who have been discharged for the army on account of wounds received or disease contracted whilst in the service." By Mr. Preston, from Committee on Quartermaster Department; Read first and second times and ordered to be printed, and placed on the calendar by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 18 January 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to authorize the impressment of meat fro the use of the army, under certain circumstances." By Mr. Goode; Read first and second times, placed on the Calendar, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 26 January 1864.

Proceedings: A meeting of officers and men of the 154th Sr. Tenn. Regiment. By the Chair; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 26 January 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act amendatory of an act entitled 'An act to put an end to the exemption from military service of those who have heretofore furnished substitutes,' approved January 5, 1864." By Mr. Hilton, from the Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 28 January 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act supplemental to the several acts relating to military courts." By Mr. Gray, from the Judiciary Committee; Read first and second times, laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 28 January 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide means to carry on the government." By Mr. Chambers; Read first and second times, laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 10 February 1864.

A Bill: Supplemental to the several acts in relation to public printing. Read first and second times, postponed, ordered to be printed, and made the order of the day for tomorrow by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 12 February 1864.

Joint Resolutions: In reference to the treatment of colored troops. By Mr. Curry; Read first and second times, postponed until tomorrow, made special order for 1 o'clock, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 15 February 1864.

An Act: To provide for the safe custody, printed, publication and distribution of the laws, and to provide for the appointment of an additional clerk in the Department of Justice. By Mr. Dupre; Read first and second times, referred to the Committee on Printing and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 15 May 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to suspend the collection of the text in kind in certain cases." By Mr. De Jarnette; Read first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 23 May 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act for the organization of the Bureau of Conscriptions, and the appointment of officers in said Bureau." By Mr. Miles; Read first and second times and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 16 May 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to compensate Charles E. Stuart, Israel C. Owings and J.H. Taylor for the use of an improvement in instruments for sighting cannon." By Mr. Funsten, from a Special Committee; Read first and second times, placed on the calendar and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 26 May 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide for the settlement of certain matters of account growing out of purchases of property as alleged by the purchases for the use of the Government, by Payne & Co., in the State of Texas." By Mr. Garland, from the Committee on the Judiciary; Read first and second times, laid on the table, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 26 May 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act making appropriations for the support of the Government of the Confederate States of America from July 1 to December 31, 1864, and to supply a deficiency." By Mr. Lyon, from the Committee of Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made the special order for Monday, at 12 o'clock, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 26 May 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act making appropriations for the postal service of the Confederate States, for the year 1862 and 1863." By Mr. Lyon, from the Committee of Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made special order after appropriation bill, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 26 May 1864.

Joint Resolutions: Requiring the settlement of the accounts of the Post-Office Department prior to the first day of July 1863. By Mr. Baldwin, moved as substitute for bill reported by Committee of Ways and Means; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 26 May 1864.

Resolutions: Declaring the supremacy of the civil over the military law. By Mr. J. T. Leach, of North Carolina; Read first and second times, referred to the Judiciary Committee, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 27 May 1864.

Amendment: To the Bill offered by Mr. J. M. Smith, to amend the Act to Organize Forces to Serve During the War. By Mr. McCallum.

A Bill: To provide for furnishing domestic supplies to the Government. Mr. Simpson's Amendment to Impressment Bill; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 07 June 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to authorize the consolidation of companies, battalions and regiments." By Mr. Miles; Read first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 08 November 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to facilitate the settlement of claims of deceased officers and soldiers." By Mr. Perkins; Read first and second times, made special order from Monday next, after morning hour, and day to day, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 14 November 1864.

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