NA, LS 1/31DD/1863

The Confederate States

To James McFarland
1863   Dollars Cts
From Dec 1/62 to For Services of Negro Laborers removing captured RR material at Lynchburg & Petersburg from Decr 1st 1862 to Jany 31/63    
Jany 31/63 271 1/2 days labor @ $2.00 $543 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.
Thos. R. Sharp Quartermaster
   Received at Raleigh N C the 31 day of January 1863 of Thos R Sharp Asst Quartermaster C. S. Army, the sum of Five hundred & forty three dollars and --- cents, in full of the above account.
James McFarland