NA, ENG 10/22C/1863

Engineer Bureau
October 22d/63
Capt. Jno McGrady, Corps Engrs PACS
Savannah, Ga
   I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of Oct 11th enclosing application of the Savannah{, Albany} & Gulf RR Co and accompanying papers, praying relief from payment for 96 Bales of Cotton, destroyed in transitu Etc. property of the Confederate States, which will be referred to the Hon Sec of War for such action as he may deem necessary.
Very respectfully yours
A. L. Rives
Lt Col & Actg Chf of Bureau