NA, SWR 5/29A/1862

Southern Telegraph
Received at Richmond      29 1862 at        o'clock,     minutes
By telegraph from Selma  29    To Hon G W Randolph
   The Cahaba{, Marion & Greensboro} Road is advertised for sale in July the iron is light & has been in use nine (9) years we need better iron {for the construction of the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} six (6) miles of iron can be obtained from the {Montgomery &} Eufaula Road I have taken no action in regard the Ala & Fla {(of Florida)} iron it must have been Genl Braggs agent.
A S Gaines
Special Agt