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BUREAU OF REFUGEES, FREEDMEN AND ABANDONED LANDS, 
Office Chief Q.M. and Disbursing Officer State of North Carolina
Raleigh, N.C. Nov. 12, 1867.

Capt. Allan Rutherford
Sub Asst Comr
Wilmington - N.C.

Captain
I have advised you by telegram to ship me twenty bales of hay. Send it by rail road you making out separate bills of Lading. One original from Wilmington to Goldsboro and one original from Goldsboro to Raleigh the remainder from Wilmington to Raleigh.

Have vouchers made and sent to me and I will advance funds by check or express as advised.

Very Respy
Your Obt Servt
Thos P Johnston
Capt & AQM
Bvt Lt Col.
Chf QM & DO
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