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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Edwin M. Stanton, 29 January 1867

Date: January 29, 1867

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January 29, 1867.

Hon. E. M. Stanton,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

By direction of the Attorney General, I have the honor to transmit you herewith a letter from the U. S. Attorney for the western District of Texas, in reply to instructions from this office, issued in accordance with the request contained in your letter of December 31st. 1866, relative to the prosecution of P. W. Luckett, for the recovery of the value of a lot of clothing taken by the rebels in 1861, in Texas.

The Attorney General will be glad to issue any further instructions you may deem necessary in the case.

I have the honor to be, Sir,

Very respectfully,

your obedient servant,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


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