Camp of the 17th Regt of Ill. Vol Infty Near Alton
June 20 1861
Hon Richd Yates
Governer of the State of Illinois
I would be pleased to have Austin Woolfolk of the Regiment appointed to receive from the State treasurer and disburse the Amt now due from the state of Illinois to the members of my Regiment.
Respectfully your obdt
L F Ross Col 17 Reg
22 June 1861
I do hereby appoint the Aforesaid Austin Woolfolk of 17th Regt Ills Vol Militia under command of Col L L F Ross, paymaster of said Regiment for the purpose of receiving recapting for and paying out the pay of the Comd Officers Non Commissioned officers Musicians and privates of said Regiment, due to them by
by the state of Illinois, and authorize the issue to hm of a Warrant by the Auditor of the state of Illinois to the extent of said pay and to report his action in the premises to this department with proper vouchers therefor,
Copy of Appointment to Wolfork to pay Col. Smith’s Regt.