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Title: James Speed to Cuthbert Bullitt, 22 August 1865

Date: August 22, 1865

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Attorney General's Office.

August 22, 1865.

Cuthbert Bullitt, Esq.

U. S. Marshal, East. Dist. Louisiana

New Orleans.

Sir:

Your application for a leave of absence has been referred to me by the Secretary of the Interior for my action. And you are hereby authorized to be absent from your District until the first day of October next.

Very respectfully,

James Speed

Attorney General.


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