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Title: Henry Stanbery to G. B. Lamar, 18 November 1867

Date: November 18, 1867

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November 18, 1867.

G. B. Lamar, Esq.

Savannah, Geo.

Sir:

In answer to yours of the 4th inst. I have to say that upon application to the Secretary of the Treasury I was informed that your box of papers had been returned by him to the War Department. I have since communicated your request to the Secretary of War ad int., and he declines to surrender any of the papers.

Very respectfully yours,

Henry Stanbery.


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