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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to William Henry Brisbane, 29 October 1869

Date: October 29, 1869

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October 29, 1869.

Wm. Henry Brisbane, Esq.

Office of the United States Direct Tax Commission,

Beaufort, S. C.

Sir:

I am directed by the Attorney General to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 22d inst. relative to certain suits against the Freedmen in the parish of St. Helena, S. C., and to say that it has been referred to the Secretary of War.

Very respectfully yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.

certain suits in S. C.

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