NA, DAMELA 6/30/1864

Hd Qrs Dept Ala Miss & E. La.
Meridian Miss June 30th 1864
Col. F. S. Blount
Chf Agt of Impressment
   Your communication of the 29th with enclosed documents has been received and Gen Lee directs me to say that he has no additions or alterations to make in your present instructions but that if you have any to suggest he will be glad if you will communicate them.
   I have to day telegraphed you for information as to the number of negroes employed on the A&M RR {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} and telegraph line to Rome Ga that need shoes. The regulations permit shoes to be sold in such circumstances but not issued.
Very Respy
Your Obdt Sevt.