1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 18, 2021 2:43 PM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking Interstate Commerce Commission decision, 1894

    Philip Beach Newbie

      I am looking for an Interstate Commerce Commission decision involving joint rates to Portland and Tacoma of Union Pacific and Northern Pacific railroads in March 1894.  Does the archive have this decision?

        • Re: Seeking Interstate Commerce Commission decision, 1894
          Jason Atkinson Ranger

          Dear Mr. Beach,


          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!


          We searched the National Archives Catalog and located Formal Dockets, 1887 - 1951; Subject Index to Dockets, 1887 - 1955; and Official Minutes, 1887 - 1977; and Order Books, 4/6/1887 - 4/24/1905 in the Records of the Interstate Commerce Commission (Record Group 134) that include records related to decisions and orders of the Interstate Commerce Commission. For more information about these non-digitized records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at Archives2reference@nara.gov.


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