[b]e no delay in geting [sic] funds to pay for
supplies. I have already been notifyed [sic]
that I cannot get beef for provisions[,]
and I have no funds on hand[,] nor
can I contract liabilities. There has [sic]
been so many changes in the officers of
the Penitentiary recently, that we realy [sic]
have no credit.
Please forward me the form of Requis-
ition at your earliest convenience.
Supt State Ptry
PS Col Monroe has returned and I am
proceeding with the Inventory. Will try and
get it ready for tomorrow[‘]s mail[.]
Thaddeus C. Bell to Morgan C. Hamilton, June 10, 1867. Assistant Superintendent/Inspector, Reports, Records Relating to the Penitentiary, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.