From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707-709; "Letters Received and Sent, Chimborazo Hospital. 1861-64." 3 Vols: Vol. 708, p. 250
To Messrs Clopton & Lyne,
Having recd a notice from you, that if I occupy(?) the House now used by the matrons of this Hospl for the year 1864 you would expect me to pay $1500 ___ rent, I shall consider myself bound(?) only for that amount.
J. B. McCaw
Surg. in Chge Chimb Hospl