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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

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September 27, 1869

Hon. T. Lyle Dickey,

Assistant Attorney General.

Sir:

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,

Chief Clerk.


sanctioning employment of Wm. H. Bent


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