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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Joseph Hertford, 7 January 1868

Date: January 7, 1868

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January 7, 1868.

Joseph Hertford, Esq.

Surveyor's Office,

New York Custom House.

Sir:

The Attorney General directs me to say, in reply to your letter of the 3d instant, that the appointment of United States Commissioner is vested in the United States District Court.

Very Respectfully, yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


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