LVA, RRB 8/7/1863

Richmond August 7th 1863
C. O. Sanford Esq   {Superintendent, Petersburg RR}
Petersburg Va
   We have plenty of flats for present emergency. Say so to the engineer of the train expected in Petersburg today from Atlantic {& North Carolina} Road and tell him not to wait as instructed by Mr Harvey.
F. W. Sims
Maj & Q. M.