NA, SWT 8/30/1862

Richmond Aug. 30, 1862
Major J. L. Calhoun
Montgomery, Ala.
   Make no shipment of railroad machinery on the "Fanny" against the consent of the captain, if any accident happens to the boat the Govt will be liable.
G. W. Randolph
Sec. of War
Sent by telegram
{My guess is that this refers to machinery being shipped to the Selma to Meridian connection project on the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR}