UA, SIW 12/20/1864

Selma Dec 20, 1864
Maj. J. T. Pettit N&M Bureau
   I desire permission to sell for the "Shelby Co iron works" to the T & Ala R. Rail Road {Alabama & Tennessee River RR} 9,000 lbs iron, also 24 Ps Locomotive Tire. To Ala & Miss R. Road {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers RR} 8 Ps Locomotive Tire and to Sundry persons for supplying 10,000 lb the latter to settle up all previously contracted for provisioning. We wish to close out all the contracts before the end of the year.
Very Respectfully
Your obt Servt
Thos. Peters
Treas  {Treasurer, Shelby Iron Works}