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Title: James Speed to Bennett Pike, 11 April 1866

Date: April 11, 1866

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Attorney General's Office,

April 11, 1866.


Bennett Pike, Esq.

U. S. Attorney Western Dist. Mo.

St. Josephs, Missouri


You are hereby instructed to dismiss the proceedings for confiscation against John K. Dougherty decea'd, upon the payment of costs.

I am sir, very respectfully,

James Speed,

Attorney General.


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