Title: W. A. Field to Columbus Delano, 18 October 1869
Date: October 18, 1869
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01036
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October 18, 1869.
Hon. C. Delano.
Commissioner Int. Revenue.
The enclosed papers relating to an application for the entry of a nolle pros. in an indictment pending in the District of Rhode Island against Henry Whalley for setting up and having in his possession a still, without having it registered, as required by law, are respectfully referred to you for an expression of your opinion and wishes in the case.
You will please return the papers.
W. A. Field,
Assistant Attorney Gen'l.
case of H. Whalley, distiller