Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to T. Lyle Dickey, 27 September 1869
Date: September 27, 1869
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01003
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Kevin McMullen
September 27, 1869
Hon. T. Lyle Dickey,
Assistant Attorney General.
The Attorney General directs me to say that the Secretary of War, in a letter of this date, sanctions the employment of Wm. H. Bent, as an expert in behalf of the United States in the case of Matthew Baird, vs. The United States, now pending in the Court of Claims, at a total expense not exceeding three hundred dollars.
Very Respectfully yours,
M. F. Pleasants,
sanctioning employment of Wm. H. Bent