26 August 1864: “To hire of negro person”

Item Description: Receipt from the C.S.A. dated 26 August 1864.


Item Citation: Folder 9, Confederate Papers, #172, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Item Transcription:

[Form 19.]

The Confederate States,

To F.C. Lowman


Aug 26th                                          To hire of negro person for

                                                       3 days to drive ? from Winston to

                                                       Pa. line at 3$ per day.

                                                       rations furnished by self                                             $29.00

By Cash                                                                                   $27.00

I certify that the above account is correct and just, and that the articles               accounted for on my returns for the month of           18    , and that the purchases made were by order of

A.C.S., C.S.A.

Received at Fitch Landing C C , on the 26th of August 1864 of  Corporal E.P. George  A.C.S., C.S.A.

Twenty-nine (29) dollars and _______ cents, in full of the above account.

F.C. Lowman

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