NA, GH&H 12/30/1861

The Confederate States of America
To James M. Brown Prest
Date 1861


Dollars Cents
Dec 30th  For the use of the Galveston Houston & Henderson Rail Road between Galveston and Houston Texas for the transportation either way of troops and public stores from the 24th day of December 1861 to the 30th day of December 1861 dates inclusive, seven days at the rate of twenty five  thousand dollars per month as per contract made by Major Sackfield Mactin Chief Qr. Mr. Dept of Texas 5645 16
    $5645 16
   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 Ten Thousand Six hundred & forty five dollars and sixteen cents, in full of the above account.
G Briggs Attny & Vice President
Galveston Houston & Henderson R R Co.