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Title: Henry Stanbery to Alfred Russell, 25 October 1867

Date: October 25, 1867

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October 25, 1867.

Alfred Russell, Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

Detroit, Mich.

Sir:

A few days since I gave to the Secretary of the Interior my opinion in favor of the payment of your fee of $3,500 as special counsel in S. C. U. S. in re Repentigny.

I have just received a letter from the Secretary that he has approved its payment, and has referred it to the 1st Auditor of the Treasury "for adjustment - payment to be made from the Judiciary fund."

Very respectfully,

Henry Stanberry.


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