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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Alexander Rives, 9 November 1869

Date: November 9, 1869

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November 9, 1869.

Hon. Alexander Rives,

Charlottesville, Va.


I am directed by the Attorney General to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 8th inst., and to say that testimonials enclosed therein will be laid before the President at the proper time.

Very respectfully,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.

letter received


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