NCA, RRB 9/29/1864

Confederate States of America

Quartermaster's Department

Rail Road Bureau Richmond Sept 29th 1864
Major J. D. Whitfield
Goldsboro N. C.
Dear Sir,
   The new Secy of Treasury is making great efforts to pay the railroad Co's & is gradually doing so I cannot promise you any more than the vague assurance that every effort shall be made in your behalf.
Yours truly
F. W. Sims
Lt. Col. & Q. M.