Item Description: Notice dated 19 December 1864 from the Richmond and Danville Railroad hiring hands at $450 and $400 per annum.
Richmond and Danville Railroad,
Richmond, Va., Dec 19 1864
We wish to hire your hands for the ensuing year, (1865,) and will pay $450 per year for Train hands, Firemen and Mechanics, and $400 per year for all others. Please let me hear from you, and state whether you will hire your hands to us at these rates.
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