NA, ENG 11/11/1862

Engineer Bureau
November 11th 1862
Judge Thos. A. Walker  {Thomas A. Walker, President, Alabama & Tennessee River RR}
Selma, Ala.
   Your letter of Octo 20th enclosing resolutions adopted by the Ala. & Tenn. River Rail Road Co. and desiring to know the terms of the contract expected of them to execute for the construction of the proposed Rail Road from Blue Mountain Ala. to Rome, Geo. has been received, having been referred to this Bureau for answer.
   A copy of your letter with the enclosed resolutions has been forwarded to Captain L. P. Grant of the Provl. Engr. Corps who represents the Government and who will I doubt not, consider with promptness any communications you Company may make him.
   He is now, it is presumed on the line of the proposed road, and it is probable that a letter addressed to him either at Jacksonville, Ala. or Rome, Geo. will reach him.
Very Respectfully
Your Obt. Servt.
A. F. Gilmer
Colonel & Chief Engineer Bureau