NA, RR 2/8/1864

The Confederate States
To J H Elsberry
1864   Dollars Cts
  For detention and damage of and to my Barge Dallas -- impressed at Selma Ala to transport Locomotives from Montgomery to Selma Ala    
  Detained 100 days @ 30$ pr day 3000 00
  Repairs paid on Barge at Mobile 650 00
    $3650 00
  This above is the award reached by the Parties to whom the case was referred for arbitration    
   I certify, on honor, that the above account is correct and just, that the services were rendered as stated, and that they were necessary for public service.
J L Catham Quartermaster
   Received at Montgomery Ala on the 8th day of February 1864, of Maj J. L. Cathom A. Q. M., C. S. A., Thirty Six Hundred & Fifty Dollars and      Cents, in full of the above account.
J H Elsberry
{May have been the movement of locomotives to the South & North Alabama RR}