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Title: John M. Binckley to S. L. Warren, 2 September 1867

Date: September 2, 1867

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September 2, 1867.

S. L. Warren, Esq.

U. S. District Attorney,

Memphis, Tenn.

Sir:

You are hereby instructed to take charge of, and defend, the suit indicated in the enclosed copy of a letter from the Secretary of War, ad interim, with its enclosure of a letter from E. R. Hill, dated Memphis, June 13th, 1867.

Very respectfully yours

John M. Binckley

Acting Attorney General.


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