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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to A. H. Handy, 4 February 1869

Date: February 4, 1869

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February 4, 1869.

A. H. Handy, Esq.

Baltimore Md.

Sir:

I am directed by Assistant Attorney General Ashton to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 3d inst. relative to the claim of Messrs. Sale & Dowd, for professional services; and to say, in reply, that the account has been approved, (with the suspension of one item,) and transmitted to the Interior Department for payment from the appropriate fund.

Very respectfully yours

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk


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