NA, RRB 5/20N/1862

The Confederate States

To Samuel McKown
Date of Purchase 1862


Dollars Cts
May 20 For 1 Horse 100 00
    "   1    " 120 00
    "   2  Sets Harness 20 00
    "   1  Wagon 140 00


380 00
   I certify that the above account is correct and just; that the articles are to be or have been accounted for me on my property return for the quarter ending on the 31 day of December 1862.
Thos. R. Sharp Quartermaster
   Received at Mt Jackson the 31 day of Decr 1862 of Capt Thos R Sharp Asst Quartermaster C. S. Army, the sum of Three Hundred & Eighty Dollars and --- Cents, in full of the above account.
Sam'l McKown
   Impressed property paid for by Government December 1862. The "date of purchase" in the margin of account appended being the date on which the Government ceased to pay hire on the property, is therefore assumed as the correct date of purchase.
Thos R Sharp Capt & AQM
{Top line of document covered by fold of the paper} Justice of the Peace in and for the county of Berkeley and State of Virginia, Washington Gold, James H. Denney and Casper Stump and made oath two horses two sets harness & saddle one wagon stretcher & saddles, belonging to Samuel McKown and valued at $380.00 impressed by Thos R Sharp has not been returned or received by said McKown.
   Given under my hand this 12 day of November 1862.
John E Bradly JP
   I hereby certify that I believe Samuel McKown to be a loyal citizen of the State of Virginia and of the Confederate States.
John E. Bradly JP