Title: John M. Binckley to E. C. Carrington, 23 November 1867
Date: November 23, 1867
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November 23, 1867.
E. C. Carrington, Esq.
United States Attorney,
Washington, D. C.
In the matter of Brooke Mackall, Jr. vs. John C. McFerran and A. R. Blunt, rule to show cause why injunction should not issue as prayed, I enclose process and copies of papers received from the War Department.
The Attorney General directs you, in conformity to the request of the Secretary of War, ad interim, to appear & defend the interests of the United States in the premises. The hearing is set for the 25th of this month, in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
John M. Binckley,
Assistant Attorney General.