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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to John McAllister Schofield, 5 September 1868

Date: September 5, 1868

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Washington, September 5, 1868.

Hon. J. M. Schofield,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

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.


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