NP, AG 1/3/1861

From the Alexandria (Va.) Gazette
January 3, 1861
Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad
   In the City Council of Georgetown, Monday evening, the resolution directing the committee before Congress to ask of that body authority for that corporation to subscribe $200,000 for 2,000 shares of Loudon & Hampshire Railroad stock to be applied to the construction of a Georgetown branch, said subscription to be submitted to the voters to the next election, after debate, passed the Board of Common Council by the following vote. Ayes -- Messrs. English, Fearson, Hill, Pickell, Stakes, Tenney and Williams -- 7. Nays -- Messrs. Dunlop and King -- 2.