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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.

Sir:

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.

Respectfully, &c.

John M. Binckley,

Assistant Attorney General.


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