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Title: James Speed to William H. Seward, 8 August 1865

Date: August 8, 1865

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Attorney General's Office.

August 8, 1865.

Secretary of State.

Sir:

The Provisional Governor of Georgia cannot appoint officers to administer the amnesty oath.

I am sir most respectfully,

Your obedient servant

James Speed

Attorney General


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