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Title: W. A. Field to John A. Rawlins, 2 August 1869

Date: August 2, 1869

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August 2, 1869.

Hon. John A. Rawlins,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

I send enclosed herewith a letter from Frank M. Pixley, Esq., U. S. Attorney at San Francisco, California, relating to the suit of Black vs. Mansfield, et.al., involving the title to the Island of Yerba Buena.

Will you please return the letter to this office when you have no further use for it?

I have the honor to be, &c. &c.

W. A. Field,

Acting Attorney General.


(suit of Black vs. Mansfield et al.) Title to Yerba Buena Island, California
See Ins. Book A. pp. 352, 355, 382.


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