NA, QMR 10/27A/1863

Richmond Va., October 27, 1863
Respy retd to the Commissary Genl. There is no question of the correctness of the Comptrollers opinion as to the liability of the rail roads, and whenever statements of loss for which they are responsible and presented, they will be referred to the officer settling the accounts of the roads which are in default for adjustment.
A R Lawton  QM Genl
Entry in Quartermaster General's Letters Received Register