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four Cents ($1993 94/100) Refugees and Freedmens funds in Currency, for current Expenditures and Nine thousand two hundred and ten dollars, ($9213oo) bring the Amount of rents received from the Joe Davis Plantation up to that date.
   Since then I have received from Mr D. S. Glasscott Agent, at different times the sum of Eight thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars ($8950oo) rents Collected from the Aforesaid plantation. The balance of the rent to be collected, will amount to form Twelve hundred to Fifteen hundred dollars.
   The President of the United States having ordered that all rents becoming due on the Davis Plantation after the 28th of March, 1866, be turned over to Mr. Davis, and as none had been collected until the month of October 1866, Mr Davis has agreed to take three fourths (3/4) of the total Amount Collected for the whole Year: and the whole Amount not yet having been Collected, I have, with the advice of the Assistant Commissioner, transferred to him the sum of Eight thousand dollars ($8000oo), as part payment of the amount due him, and will make the final

Transcription Notes:
The second parentheses for (9210) looks like a three but I think it might be a fancy zero? Also, all small 00's are rendered as small oo's in an attempt to make reading easier and more accurate to original letter.

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