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Title: James Speed to Robert Murray, 9 August 1865

Date: August 9, 1865

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Attorney General's Office.

August 9, 1865.

Robert Murray, Esq.

U. S. Marshal, Southern Dist. N. Y.

New York City.

Sir:

Your letter of the 7th instant to his Excellency the President, has been referred by him to me for action and answer. And in reply thereto, I hereby grant you leave of absence from the 20th inst. to the 20th October, 1865.

I am sir, very respectfully,

James Speed,

Attorney General.


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