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From the Mississippiana and Rare Book Collection. A transcipt of a lecture given by Albert Ganzenmeuller in the auditorium of the National Railway General Belgrano in Buenos Aires on March 13, 1952.

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: Relating to the war and negotiations for peace. By Mr. Barksdale, moved as substitute for Mr. Turner's resolutions; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 16 December 1864.

Amendment: To Bill to authorize the consolidation of companies, battalions and regiment. By Mr Hanly; Ordered to by printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 19 December 1864.

Amendment: To the Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to authorize the consolidation of companies, battalions and regiments." By Mr. Villere; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 19 December 1864.

A Resolution: Relating to overtures of peace. By Mr. H.W. Bruce; Referred to Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 19 December 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act more effectually to provide for the reduction and redemption of the currency." By Mr. Echols; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 20 December 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to lay a tax for revenue to provide for the common defense and carrying on of the Government of the Confederate States." By Mr. Sexton; Read first and second times, referred to Committee of Way and Means, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 24 December 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to authorize the 2d Auditor of the Treasury, or a Commissioner, to be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury with the consent of the President, to take proof as to the expenditures of the State of Tennessee, in constructing military defenses and the support of her army previous to its transfer to the Confederate Government.." By Mr. ; by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 24 December 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide for organizing, arming and disciplining the militia of the Confederate States, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the Confederate States, suppress insurrections and repel invasions."

Joint Resolutions: Of the General Assembly of the State of Alabama in relation to impressments and the schedule of prices fixed by Confederate Commissioners. By Mr. Chilton; Referred to Special Committee on Impressments, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 24 December 1864.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act for the further Organization of the Field Artillery of the Confederate States." By Mr. Miles; Read first and second times; postponed; special order (continuing) after existing special orders; to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 29 December 1864.

Amendments: To the Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to authorize the Consolidation of Companies, Battalions and Regiments." By Mr. Snead; To be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 30 December 1864.

A Bill: To provide additional Clothing and Privileges to Troops in the Field. By Mr. Norton, Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times, to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 30 December 1864.

Substitute: For the Bill(H .R. 203) to protect the Confederate States against frauds, and to provide remedies against officers and employees of the government committing them. By Mr. McCallum.

A Bill: To be offered as a Substitute for the Bill reported by the Committee on Military Affairs to consolidate companies, battalions, regiments and brigades. By Mr. Dupre.

Amendment: To Section 3rd of the Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to authorize the consolidation of companies, battalions and regiments." By Mr. Norton; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 02 January 1865.

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

A Bill: More effectually to prevent and punish Absenteeism and Desertion in the Army. By Mr. Miles, Military Committee; Read first and second times; continuing special order after last special orders; to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 03 January 1865.

A Bill: To change the mode of filling Vacancies among Commissioned Officers of Companies, Battalions and Regiments. By Mr. Miles, Military Committee; Read first and second times; special order after last special order, and from day to day; to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 03 January 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act authorizing the promotion of officers, non-commissioned officers and privates, for distinguished valor and skill or for peculiar competency and general merit. By Mr Wickham; Read first and second times, and referred to Committee on Military Affairs by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 24 December 1864. Made special order after existing special order, and ordered to be printed on 5 January 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act repealing certain abatements from the property tax and income tax, and amending the said tax laws.". By Mr. Lyon, from the Committee on Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made continuing special order after existing special order, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 05 January 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide payment for horses killed or lost in the service of the Confederate States." By Mr. Wickham, from Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times, made special order after existing special order, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 05 January 1865.

An Act: To provide for the more efficient execution of conscription and for the arrest of deserters and absentees from the armies. By Mr. Ayer; ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 10 January 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to regulate the business of Conscription." By Mr. Goode, from Special Committee on Conscription; Read first and second times, made special order after existing special order, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 10 January 1865.

Joint Resolutions of confidence in and thanks to President Jefferson Davis. By the Chair; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 10 January 1865.

Resolutions: Resolved, That, under the Constitution, Congress alone has the power to declare war, and the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, the power to make a treaty of peace. By Mr. Miles; Referred to Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 11 January 1865.

A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to consolidate the public debt." By Mr. Russell; November 9th, 1864 - Read first and second times and referred to Committee of Ways and Means. Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 18 January 1865.

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