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Title: William Stewart to John Brown, 15 December 1865

Date: December 15, 1865

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Attorney General's Office,

December 15, 1865.

To Mr. John Brown,

Louisville, Ky.

Sir:

I am directed by the Attorney General to acknowledge the receipt of yours of the 12th inst. relative to the discharge of Hospital Steward Francis M. Cleaver from the U. S. Army, - and to say that the same has been referred to the Secretary of War, who alone can act in the premises.

Very respectfully,

Wm. Stewart,

Chief Clerk.


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