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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Orville Hickman Browning, 3 October 1866

Date: October 3, 1866

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October 3, 1866.

To

Hon. O. H. Browning,

Secretary of the Interior.

Sir:

By direction of the Attorney General, I have the honor to transmit herewith the account, approved by him, & amounting to Seven hundred & fifty dollars ($750.00) of John A. Wills, Esq. for legal services in California Land Cases, under special contract with the Attorney General, from July 1st 1866, to October 1st 1866; & to request its payment out of the appropriate fund.

Very respectfully, &c.

M. F. Pleasants,

Act'g Ch'f. Clerk.


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