Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Ulysses Mercer, 27 August 1868
Date: August 27, 1868
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.00642
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August 27, 1868.
Hon. Ulysses Mercer,
I am directed by the Acting Attorney General to say that he has transmitted a copy of your letter of the 26th instant, relative to the case of Azor Lathrop, to the United States Dist. Attorney for the western District of Pennsylvania, Robert B. Carnahan, Esq. at Pittsburg, with instructions to forward to this office a full report of the facts of the case.
Very respectfully, yours,
M. F. Pleasants, Chief Clerk.