Letter dated March 10, 1868, signed by Mark Hopkins to Arthur Brown. Mr. Hopkins inquires about the length and sizes of nails needed to build snowsheds during the next construction season. Includes an envelope stamped "Central Pacific Railroad, Sacramento" and dated March 12, 1868.
Original measurements: 2 items; 5-1/2 x 5-1/2 in. (letter); 3-1/2 x 6 in. (envelope).
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