Note.--Major Isaac Shelby, Jr., in Southwest Virginia, reports his ability to procure 100,000 bushels corn and wheat in that section and East Tennessee, if money and transportation be provided. About 500,000 pounds of sugar and large quantities of rice, ordered from South Carolina, a portion of which is now en route to Richmond.
|In depot at Richmond, 30,000 pounds coffee||500,000|
|In depot at Richmond, 42,000 pounds sugar||350,000|
S. B. French, Major and Commissary Subsistence.This paper is respectfully referred for the information of the Hon. Secretary of War, in connection with report of Commissary General of 9th instant. (Signed)
L. B. Northrup, C. G. S. Bureau of Subsistence, February 13, 1865.