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Title: William M. Evarts to Hugh McCulloch, 18 February 1869

Date: February 18, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00795

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Feb. 18, 1869.

Hon. Hugh McCulloch,

Secretary of the Treasury.


I have the honor to enclose a a declaration & agreement on the part of the Union Pacific RR. Co. duly executed by its officers, under authority from the Company, embodying the arrangement upon which a deposit of the first mortgage bonds of the Company was required from it as a guarantee for the completion of its road, its structure and equipments, as required by law. This instrument is in the form required & approved by me.

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

Wm. M. Evarts,

Attorney Gen.

Union Pacific RR Co.


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