NA, GH&H 1/30/1862

The Confederate States of America
To James M. Brown Prest
Date 1862


Dollars Cents
Jany 30th  " the use of the Galveston Houston & Henderson Railroad between Galveston and Houston Texas, for the transportation either way of troops and public stores from the 31st day of December 1861 to the 30th day of January 1862 dates inclusive, One month at the rate of sixteen thousand dollars per month as per contract made by order of Brig General P. O. Hebert Comdg the Dept of Texas, copies of which are hereto annexed 16,000 00
    $16,000 00
   I certify that the above account is correct and just, that the services were rendered as stated, and that they were necessary for the public service. The account is to be paid by me when in funds.
F S Moisel
Maj & Quarter Master, C. S. A.
   Received at Richmond Va the 29th day of April 1862 of Lieut Col Larkin Smith Assistant Quarter Master Genl C. S. Army Sixteen Thousand dollars and --- cents, in full of the above account.
G Briggs Attny & Vice President
Galveston Houston & Henderson R R Co.