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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Charles Van Winkle, 25 May 1869

Date: May 25, 1869

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May 25, 1869.

Charles Van Winkle, Esq.

Richmond, Va.

Sir

In reply to your application of the 22d inst. for return of papers deposited in this office recommending your retention as U. S. Marshal for Virginia, the Attorney General directs me to say that the practice and policy of the office oblige him to deny your request.

Very Resp. yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Ch. Clerk.


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