NA, A&MR 6/22/1864

   I, M. B. Pritchard Genl Superintdt of the Ala & Miss R. R. {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} do solemnly swear that one mule the property of the Confederate States and for which Capt S F Pennington AQM is responsible died while in my possession and employed on said Rail Road. Said mule being placed there by order of Lt Genl Polk.
M. B. Prichard
Sworn to and subscribed before me in due form of law this 22d day of June 1864, at Meridian Miss.
Geo. E. Mar Khane
Justice Peace Marengo County Alabama