Mayor’s Office

of the City of Philadelphia[1]


                                                                                                March 20, 1874


Genl Wm A Stokes


                                                Dear Sir:


                                                                                    Yours[2] of this date was rec.d

            The Committee to examine into and report upon the operations and management of the Pennsylvania Rail Road Company[3] are as follows:


            Wm A Stokes               Chm.

Wm H Kemble             411 Chestnut St

A L. Snowden                        U.S. Mint

D E Small                    York. Penna.

John S Irick                 Vincentown, N.J.

Wm C Longstreth        108 S. 4th St

J.A. Wright                 1416 Arch St.


It will be perfectly agreeable to me to have you call a meeting of the Committee at my office.

I am Very Resp’y Yours

                                    W.S. Stokley[4]

[1] Printed Letterhead with Seal of the City of Philadelphia upper left side

[2] Best guess

[3] Confirmation of names from “Report Investigating Committee Appointed by Resolution of the Stockholders ANNUAL MEETING HELD MARCH 10th, 1874.”

[4] List of Mayors of Philadelphia <>