NA, RRB 6/16C/1864

Office of Transportation, C. S. A.
Meridian, Mississippi, June 16, 1864
   Enclosed I send you my recommendations endorsed by Maj J. W. Young and approved by Genl Lee for promotion to Ast Qr Master. I spoke to you about it as you passed through Meridian.
   Will you please get the Qr Master Genl approval on it and present it for the consideration of higher authorities. By attending to this Maj you will confer a favor upon one of your "Mo Soldiers." Please let me hear from you as soon as possible.
Very Respectfully
Your Mst Obt Servt
E. V. Early
Trans Agt
C. S. A.
P. S. "Maj Young & Col Saw sends their kindest regards"