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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to Henry L. Moss, 4 August 1865

Date: August 4, 1865

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Attorney Gen'l's Office.

August 4, 1865.

Henry L. Moss, esq.

United States Attorney for Minn.

St. Paul, Minn.

Sir:

Information has been received at this office that certain parties are engaged at St. Paul, Minnesota, in fitting out expeditions to Mexico, which may be in contravention of the neutrality laws of the United States.

If these facts are correctly stated, you are expected to see that all violations of these statutes within your District are dealt with according to law.

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

J. Hubley Ashton,

Acting Att'y General.


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