NA, QMR 12/10A/1862

Richmond, December 10, 1862
With reference to the transportation of sugar to Richmond from Vicksburg, says that parties in charge of transportation at Vicksburg require a large amount to be paid as a kind of bribe, suggests an examination and report, and that if one through train a week were devoted to the purpose the whole supply would be forwarded in 30 days.
K. J. Stewart
Respy referred to Col Myers QM Genl. By command of the Sec of War
Dec15, 1862
Entry in Quartermaster General's Letters Received Register