NA, QMR 4/27B/1863

Columbia S. C.
April 27, 1863  
Refs letter of Maj Rhetts stating that the South Carolina RRd will not be responsible for the loss or damage of articles for more than their value before the War.
Secty of War
May 20/63. Very well, the only legal payment would be in gold & silver and consequently if the RRd transmits or values after the war their values in case of loss must be exaihl(?) in gold. JAS Secty
Entry in Quartermaster General's Letters Received Register