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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to William H. Seward, 2 August 1865

Date: August 2, 1865

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Attorney Gen'l's Office,

August 2, 1865.

Hon. W. H. Seward,

Secretary of State:

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request that you cause a Commission to issue to William P. Partello, Esq. to be a Justice of the Peace, in and for the county of Washington, & Dist. of Columbia.

I am sir very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

J. Hubley Ashton,

Acting Attorney General.


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