NA, CSN 3/30/1865

Selma March 30th 1865
C?? Farra?? CS?
   I have made every exertion to obtain coal for you. But the R R transportation {this would be the Alabama & Tennessee River RR} is so limited that we could not obtain enough coal for our wants we have been compelled to reduce the time of running from 24 hours to 10.
Very respy
Your obt svt
Catesby ap R. Jones