Title: Henry Stanbery to Andrew Johnson, 20 December 1867
Date: December 20, 1867
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.00365
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Kevin McMullen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
December 20, 1867.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from you of a copy of a Resolution of the Senate passed December 17th, 1867, requesting a "copy of such instructions as may have been issued for the seizure of estate, property, money, stocks, credits, and effects of any persons, by virtue of the Act of July 17th, 1862, entitled an Act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes," &c.
I transmit herewith a copy of the instructions issued under the Act named, by Mr. Attorney General Bates, and sent to all the District Attorneys and Marshals of the United States.
With great respect, Sir, your obedient servant,
see printed Ins. Bates, A. G.