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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to John D. Defrees, 25 August 1868

Date: August 25, 1868

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August 25, 1868.

John D. Defrees, Esq.

Superintendent Public Printing.

Sir:

You will please cause to be printed, for the use of this Office, two hundred, (200,) copies of a Circular letter of Instruction to United States Dist. Attorneys . . . a copy of which is herewith enclosed. Please send proof to this office immediately.

Very respectfully &c. yours,

J. Hubley Ashton,

Acting Attorney General

[copy of circular enclosed.]


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