Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to C. G. Mauro, 17 October 1866
Date: October 17, 1866
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.00138
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October 17, 1866.
C. G. Mauro, Esq.
U. S. Att'y. St. Louis, Mo.
I am directed by the Attorney General to say in reply to your letter of the 13th inst. relative to the "Conspiracy Cases," that you are hereby instructed & authorized, (subject to your own discretion,) to dismiss them all.
Very respectfully, &c.
M. F. Pleasants,
Act'g. Ch. Clerk.