From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707-709; “Letters Received and
Sent, Chimborazo Hospital. 1861-64.” 3 Vols: Vol. 709, pt. 1, p. 2
Medical Director’s Office,
Richmond, Va. January 5th, 1864
I will take your servant Robert
at four Hundred dollars, and rations, but you to furnish clothing.
J. B. McCaw
Surgeon in Chief