NA, QMR 5/2/1864

Lynchburg Va.
May 2nd 1864
States he shipped to Maj Richd Morton 15033 lbs scrap iron & he claims to have recd only 13440. Wishes to know for what amt he is entitled a receipt that shipped or that recd.
Chas H Locker
5 May/64. If Capt L has followed circular from this dept on subject viz: taking carriers receipt for 15033 & fwded bill of lading for that amt also receipted to consequence, then Maj Morton should give receipts for full amt & a/c for deficiency by calling board of survey & having discrepancy charged to carrier. A R Lawton QMG
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