Title: J. Hubley Ashton to John McAllister Schofield, 5 September 1868
Date: September 5, 1868
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.00655
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Washington, September 5, 1868.
Hon. J. M. Schofield,
Secretary of War.
I have the honor to inform you that I received a telegram from the United States Marshal at Key West, stating that Judge Boynton refuses a writ of habeas corpus in the cases of Mudd and others.
Respectfully, your obd't serv't,
J. Hubley Ashton,
Acting Attorney General.