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To the Honorable, the Senate,
and House of Representatives of the
United States of America, in Con
-gress assembled.

Your Memorialists, the
Senate, and House of Representa-
tives of the State of Alabama, in
general assembly convened.

Respectfully show unto
your Honorable Bodies, that they
have During their present Session
granted a charter to a company
proposed to be formed, under te
name of the "Selma and Gulf
rail road Company
", for the pur-
pose of constructing a rail
road from the City of Selma in
this State in the Direction of the
Gulf of Mexico. The proposed route
of said rail road passes through
portions of the counties of Dallas,
Wilcox, Monroe and Conacuh,
in this State in a Southerly Direction
from the said City of Selma, and is
about seventy five miles in length.
It is the purpose of the projectors
of the proposed rail road, to connect
with a rail road in course of con-
struction, from the City of Pensacola
Florida in the direction of the said
City of Selma, on the one hand;
and on the other hand, with a rail road
from the City of Mobile, in the same
direction, which a portion of

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