NCA, RRB 4/18/1862

Southern Telegraph Form
Received at Goldsboro  Apr 18 1862 at         o'clock           minutes
By telegraph from Wilmington   To Maj Genl Holmes
   Will you allow six Seaboard cars to go to Weldon to exchange with a like number of that Road now there with chains and anchors for Wilmington also to take 8 of our cars to bring down stores for the company at Goldsboro. The Engine could also take six cars to bring Quarter Masters corn from Halifax to Wilmington making twenty cars in all. If you will allow this and one of the retained engines Mr Whitford {President, Atlantic & North Carolina RR} and our Agent can see it off behind passenger train in the morning.
S. L. Fremont   {Superintendent, Wilmington & Weldon RR}