Title: J. Hubley Ashton to Charles T. Chester, 31 July 1865
Date: July 31, 1865
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Attorney General's Office,
July 31, 1865.
Charles T. Chester, Esq.
New York, (Box 2766, p.o.)
The petition enclosed in your letter of the 13th inst. has been referred to Major Gen'l. Howard, the Commissioner of Refugees and abandoned Lands, as the case therein referred to would seem to be within his jurisdiction.
Your obedient servant,
J. Hubley Ashton,
Acting Att'y. General.