NCA, RRB 8/2/1862

Richmond, Va.
Aug. 2, 1862
Mr. J. D. Whitford
Supt Atlantic & N. C. R. R.
Goldsboro, N. C.
   The Secretary of War has appointed you on a Commission to enquire and report upon rail road transportation of Confederate States to meet at Augusta on 20th August. Will you serve.
E. E. McLean
Maj. C. S. A. Prest Comn.