Title: William Stewart to Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, 9 August 1865
Date: August 9, 1865
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.00024
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Attorney General's Office.
August 9, 1865.
I am directed by the Attorney General to say, in response to yours of the 5th instant, that all clerks in the various Departments of the so-called Confederate government, are supposed to have been "officers" of the said government, and within the exception.
I am, General, very resp'lly
Your obedient servant,