NA, RF&P 10/14/1861

   The undersigned having been called upon to estimate the value of a locomotive engine called the "Genl Johnson" which engine was built by Mason of Taunton, Mass. 1859, & is now on the track of the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac R. R. Co. have examined the same and agree that it is worth under present circumstances & condition the sum of Eight thousand dollars.
John F. Tannen
Thos H. ??nore
Wm. Ettenger
Richmond Oct. 14, 1861
   Received Sept 24th 1861 of Thomas R. Sharp Agent for the Quarter Masters Department of the Confederate States the above mentioned Locomotive Engine Genl. Johnston at the Valuation above mentioned of Eight Thousand Dollars, to be paid for to the Confederate States in transportation to be done for the Government over this Railroad.
P. V. Daniel Jr. President of
the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad Company