NA, ENG 8/8A/1864

   Endorsement on letter from Wm. Johnston Presdt Charlotte & S. Ca. R. R. acknowledging receipt of letter of 22 July in relation to iron of the Statesville R. R. {Atlantic, Tennessee & Ohio RR} & requests Genl Gilmer to confer with the Sec'y of War as to settlement for iron impressed Aug 2d/64.
   Eng Bureau 8 Aug 64. Res referred to Col. Garnett Commissioner for his information & with the request that he will communicate to Mr. Johnston the terms on which the Govt binds itself to replace the iron on the Statesville R. Rd. track after peace has been declared.
   See also endorsement on appraisement of this iron forwarded to Col. Garnett this day.
By order Maj Genl Gilmer
A. L. Rives
Col. &c