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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.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide for auditing and paying for horses and equipments taken from dismounted cavalrymen for the use of the Government. By Mr Akin; Read first and second times, placed on the Calendar, and ordered to e printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 20 January 1865.

A Bill: To amend An Act to organize forces to serve during war. By Mr. Blandford; Read first and second times, referred to Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 23 January 1865.

Untitled, Secret House Resolution. By Mr. Russell; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 24 January 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act for the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the Postoffice Department, and prohibiting the transportation of mailable matter over the post routes of the Confederate States by unauthorized associations of persons ." By Mr. Sexton; December 13th, 1864 - Read first and second times, referred to Committee on Postoffices and Post Roads. Made special order for Saturday morning hour, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 25 January 1865.

A Bill: To provide for the establishment of a Bureau for Special and Secret Service. By Mr. Clarke; Read first and second times, made special order after pending special order and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 30 January 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide means to carry on the war." By Mr. Russell; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 30 January 1865.

Resolutions: Adopted by the Officers and Men of the 57th Virginia Regiment. By the Chair; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 30 January 1865.

Resolutions: Passed at a Meeting of the Ninth Virginia Infantry - January 25. 1865. By the Chair; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 30 January 1865.

Resolutions: Passed at a Meeting of the 14th Virginia Infantry - January 24, 1865 By Mr. DeJarnette; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 30 January 1865.

Resolutions: Adopted by Bratton's Brigade, South Carolina Volunteers January 30th, 1865 By Mr. Simpson; Ordered to be laid on the table and printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 06 February 1865.

Resolutions: Adopted by Company "H," "I" and "K" Thirteenth Virginia Infantry, January 28, 1865 By Mr. Hollday; Ordered to be laid on the table and printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 06 February 1865.

Resolutions: Adopted by Humphrey's Mississippi Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, 03 February 1865. Presented by Mr. Barksdale; Ordered to be laid on the table and printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 06 February 1865.

Resolutions: Adopted by McGowan's Brigade, South Carolina Volunteers. Presented by Mr. Simpson; Ordered to be laid on the table and printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 06 February 1865.

Resolutions: Adopted by the Staunton Artillery. Presented by Mr. Baldwin; Ordered to be laid on the table and printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 06 February 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to increase the military force of the Confederate States." By Mr. Barksdale; Read first and second times, referred to a select committee of one from each State, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 10 February 1865.

Amendment to the Negro Soldier Bill. By Mr. Swan; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 14 February 1865.

A Bill: To amend an Act to organize Forces to serve during the War. By Mr. J. M. Smith, from Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times; postponed; made order of day for to-morrow, 12 o'clock; to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 14 February 1865.

A Bill: Making appropriations to supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the Department of Justice for the half year ending 31 December 1864. By Mr. Lyon, of the Committee of Ways and Means; Read first and second times, laid on the table and ordered to be printed, and made the special order after existing special orders, from day to day by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 16 February 1865.

Resolutions: Adopted by a Meeting of the People of Powhatan, held in the Courthouse on February Court Day, 1865. By Mr. Gholson; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 16 February 1865.

Joint Resolutions: Expressing the sense of Congress on the subject of the late Peace Commission. By Mr. Perkins, from Committee of Foreign Affairs; Read first and second times, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 20 February 1865.

A Bill: To increase the efficiency of the cavalry of the Confederate States.

A Bill: Making further regulations for the taxation of banks and bank notes, and for the confiscation of such notes held by alien enemies. By Mr. Lyon, form Committee of Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made continuing special order after present special orders and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 24 February 1865.

A Bill: To provide Means to pay the Army and Navy, and carry on the War. By Mr. Perkins; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 25 February 1865.

A Bill: Requiring suit to be brought against persons connected with the Cotton Bureau and Cotton Office in Texas. By Mr. Herbert; January 20, 1865 - Read first and second times and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. March 2, 1865 - Reported back with amendment, laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America.

Resolution: In favor of abolishing Provost Guards. By Mr. J.M. Leach; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 04 March 1865.

Amendment: Proposed by the Senate to the Bill (H. R. 379) to levy additional taxes for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-five, for the support of the government.

Calendar of The House of Representatives. Special orders for Monday, March 31, 1862. By Mr. Miles, from Military Committee.

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