In Whitman's Hand

Scribal Documents

About this Item

Title: William M. Evarts to Orville Hickman Browning, 18 February 1869

Date: February 18, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00794

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Kevin McMullen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar

page image
image 1

Feb. 18, 1869.

Hon. O. H. Browning,

Secretary of the Interior.


I have the honor to enclose a communication addressed to you on behalf of the Union Pacific RR. Co. by its President and Secretary, which embodies the arrangement required from said Company as a guarantee for the proper completion of its road, its structure and equipments, so far as relates to the land subsidies granted to said Co. This instrument is in the form required & approved by me.

I have the honor to be, &c. &c. &c.

Wm. M. Evarts,

Attorney General.

Union Pacific RR. Co.
See pp. 363, 366 ante, 377


Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Matt Cohen, Ed Folsom, & Kenneth M. Price, editors.