Wilson Fulton railroad

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Wilson Fulton railroad - was at Winston on the 16lh inst, to take into...
was at Winston on the 16lh inst, to take into consideration the Charter granted by the last Legislature of North Carolina, for the construction of a Railroad from High Point, via Salem, Winston, Germanton, and' near Danbury, to the Virginia line ; to take steps, if practicable, to secure the charter and build the Road : also to take into consideration the proposition to connect the proposed road with a road to commence at the Virginia line and run to Lynchburg, thereby making direct and continuous route to the North. Speeches, earnestly advocating the construction of the road, were mad e by Messrs. Patterson, Mas-ten, Wilson and Starbuck, of Forsyth ; Golding, and Joyce, of Stokes, and Ward of Virginia. Messrs. F. Fries, R. L. Patterson, J. Masten, Thos. J. Wilson, R. W. Wharton and D. H. Starbuck, of Forsyth, and R. D. Golding, J. M. Covington, Major Joseph Hol-derby, Wm. A. Lash and Wilson Fulton, of Stokes, were appointed a committee 4'to recommend the necessary eteps to secure our present charter, and to correspond and consult with the friends of the proposed connection in Virginia; to collect all facts and and information relative to the proposed road, and report the same to a meeting of this Convention, to be held in Winston on Tuesday the 22d of September next."

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  1. The Weekly Standard,
  2. 15 Jul 1857, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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