Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to J. A. Brents, 17 January 1870
Date: January 17, 1870
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01156
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Vanessa Steinroetter, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
January 17, 1870.
J. A. Brents, Esq.
In reply to your letter of the 11th inst. I am directed by the Attorney General to say that it is contrary to the rules of this office to take from the files any papers deposited there relating to applications for office.
M. F. Pleasants,
return of filed papers declined