Thomas Pinckney, agent at Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia Air Line (railroad), inquires with W.G. Macdowell, treasurer of N.& W. Railroad (Norfolk & Western?), as to the status of a claim made by Shippers Compress Co.
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Thomas Pinckney, agent at Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia Air Line (railroad), inquires with W.G. Macdowell, treasurer of N.& W. Railroad (Norfolk & Western?), as to whether or not a claim of $1690.33 made by Shippers Compress Company has been paid to N. & W. October 25, 1887.
W.G. Macdowell Esq. New York, Oct. 25th, 1887 Treas.N.& W.R.R. Philadelphia, PA. Dear Sir: Mr. Henry Fink, Gen'l Manager has sent me some papers in regard to a claim of the Shippers Compress Co.of Norfolk against the N.& W.R.R. As I understand from the papers the amount of the claim, $1690.35 has been paid through the N.& W.attorneys, Sharpe & Hughes at Norfolk. Will you kindly advise me if this is the fact and I will give the N.& W.R.R. credit for this amount and charge the claim off. It will have to be borne by the N.& W. and M.& C.R.Rds. the E.T.V.& G.R.R. having gone into bankruptcy and the new organ-ization not being responsible for the liabilities of the old. Yours truly, Thomas Pinckney G.E. Agent Rcvd. Oct 26, 1887
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New York, Macdowell, 25 October 1887, 1887, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Henry Fink, Shippers Compress Company, Norfolk, N.& W.R.R., Sharpe & Hughes, M.&C.R.Rds, E.T.V.&G.R.R., Thomas Pinckney, G.E. Agent, attorney, Norfolk and Western, railroad, Air Line, Virginia Tennessee and Georgia Air Line, Broadway, New York
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