Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Samuel G. Courtney, 10 January 1867
Date: January 10, 1867
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.00178
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Kevin McMullen, and John Schwaninger
Jan 10, 1867.
S. G. Courtney, Esq.
U. S. Attorney,
New York City.
By direction of the Attorney General, I enclose you herewith a copy of a letter dated the 2d inst. from Alex S. Diven, Esq. (formerly acting Ass't. Provost Marshal General for the Western Division of New York,) in relation to a suit for alleged false imprisonment, brought against him by one James A. Creed. The Attorney General, at the request of the Secretary of War, desires that you take charge of the defence of said action.
Very respectfully yours,
M. F. Pleasants,