W.H. Trezevant papers, 1875-1891.


W.H. Trezevant papers, 1875-1891.

The collection consists of papers of W.H. Trezevant from 1875-1891. The papers relate to his work as a railroad agent and include bills of lading and correspondence (1880-1891) pertaining to the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, the Virginia and Tennessee Air Line Railroad, and the Western and Atlantic Railroad Company. The collection also contains freight rates, printed materials on tariffs, way-bills, and a letter book (1875-1882) containing personal correspondence and correspondence relating to Trezevant's involvement with the Southern Railway and Steamship Association.

11 linear ft.

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Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company

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Incorporated in Tennessee in 1846 to connect Memphis, Tenn., and Charleston, S.C., by rail; main line completed in 1858 from Memphis to Stevenson, Ala. (272 miles); leased by East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railroad Company, 1877-1892; sold to Southern Railway Company and reorganized as Memphis and Charleston Railway Company in 1898. From the description of Records, 1850-1898. (Virginia Tech). WorldCat record id: 28420154 ...

Southern Railway and Steamship Association

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Trezevant, W. H.

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W.H. Trezevant, railroad agent employed by the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, the Virginia and Tennessee Air Line Railroad, and the Western and Atlantic Railroad Company, resided in Augusta, Georgia. From the description of W.H. Trezevant papers, 1875-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477327 ...

Western and Atlantic Railroad Company

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In 1836, the Georgia State Legislature approved bonds to finance the creation of a rail line to open Georgia to the trade of the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Initially called the State Road, the line began in an area of north Georgia that would become Atlanta, and ran 137 miles to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Competed in 1851, it was the first publicly financed railroad in the United States. It was operated by the State of Georgia until 1870, when the Georgia legislature leased the railroad to Western...

Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company

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Incorporated in Virginia in 1848 as Lynchburg and Tennessee Railroad Company; name changed to Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company in 1849; ran from Lynchburg, Va., to Bristol, Tenn. (204 miles); consolidated with Southside, Norfolk and Petersburg, and Virginia and Kentucky railroads in 1870 to form Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio Railroad Company. From the description of Records, 1848-1871. (Virginia Tech). WorldCat record id: 28411836 Chartered 1849, opened 1857; conso...