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Meeting of Railroad Super intendents.

--Pursuant to a request made by the Governor of Virginia, a meeting of the Superintendents of the Railroads in the State was held in the Capitol on Tuesday, May 28th, 1861.

Present — E. H. Gill, Virginia and Tennessee Railroad; H. D. Bird, South-Side Railroad; C. O. Sanford, Petersburg Railroad; Thos. Dodamead, Virginia Central Railroad; S. Ruth, Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad; Charles G. Talcott, Richmond and Danville Railroad; R. H. Temple, Richmond and York River Railroad; John M. Robinson, Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad: and T. H. Wynne, Richmond and Petersburg Railroad.

On motion, H. D. Bird was called to the Chair, and T. H. Wynne appointed Secretary.

Mr. Sanford informed the meeting that by his invitation, Mr. S. L. Fremont, Superintendent of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad, in North Carolina, was present, and on motion Mr. Fremont was invited to take a seat in the Convention.

The Governor having been informed that the meeting was ready for business, his Excellency came in and stated that he had called the Superintendents together for the purpose of making arrangements for running trains over the roads in such a manner as to secure close connections through the State, and especially in Richmond, and added that the principal difficulty existed on the Orange and Alexandria, the Virginia Central, and the Richmond and Petersburg Railroads, and he requested that the meeting would take such steps as would secure this desirable object.

On motion, Messrs. Dodamead, Ruth and Sanford were appointed a committee to arrange a schedule for the roads mentioned by the Governor.

After consulting together the following schedule-was reported, and unanimously adopted:

Schedule from Manassas to Weldon.

Leave Manassas Junction at7.15 A. M.
Arrive at Gordonsville at10.25 A. M.
Leave Gordonsville at10.35 A. M.
Arrive at Richmond at2.30 P. M.
Change baggage and dine at Richmond1 hour.
Leave Richmond at3.30 P. M.
Arrive at Petersburg at4.45 P. M.
Leave Petersburg at5.15 P. M.
Arrive at Weldon at8.30 P. M.

From Weldon to Manassas Junction.

Leave Weldon at12.30 A. M.
Arrive at Petersburg at3.45 A. M.
Leave Petersburg at4.15 A. M.
Arrive at Richmond at5.30 A. M.
Change baggage and breakfast at Richmond1 hour.
Leave Richmond at6.39 A. M.
Arrive at Gordonsville at10.15 A. M.
Leave Gordonsville at10.30 A. M.
Arrive at Manassas at1.45 P. M.

This schedule is approved by me.

John Letcher.

On motion, the following resolution was adopted, and the Governor approved of it:

‘ Resolved, That when an hour is named in a requisition for a train to carry troops or munitions of war, and the troops or munitions are not ready at the hour agreed upon, the train shall forfeit its claim to the road, and shall be started at such hour as the Superintendent of the road may deem safe.

’ On motion, the following resolution was adopted:

‘ Resolved, That this Convention recommend to each Railroad Company in the State to erect a telegraph line for the exclusive use of the Railroad companies, erecting the same at as early a day as practicable.

On motion, it was.

Resolved, That running by the above schedule shall commence on Monday, June 3d.

’ On motion the meeting adjourned sine die.

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