NA, ENGR 8/29/1863

August 29 {1863}
Engineer Bureau
Who is to pay for repairing road destroyed by the enemy, the Government or the RR Company? I am connecting {Mobile &} Girard RR with Macon RR {Muscogee RR}. Company offers to pay half of the expenses at this time or pay whole expense after the war in gold valuation.
{Appears to be discussing a connection in Columbus, Ga.}
Maj. Genl. M. L. Smith, Atlanta
{Summary entry in Letters Received Register}