Title: J. Hubley Ashton to Hiram Willey, 23 October 1866
Date: October 23, 1866
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.00146
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October 23, 1866.
Hiram Willey, Esq.
U. S. Attorney,
New London, Conn.
You are instructed, by request of the Secretary of War, to defend any suit brought in a State Court, or otherwise, against Capt. & Bv't. Maj. W. R. Pease, U. S.A. Chief Must'g & Disb. Officer for Conn. & R. J., at Hartford, by one B. F. Ellis, for damages to certain premises, mentioned in the enclosed letter, to the Adj. Gen.
J. Hubley Ashton,
Ass't. Att'y. Gen'l.