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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Francis C. Barlow, 29 March 1870

Date: March 29, 1870

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March 29, 1870.

Francis C. Barlow, Esq.

5 Beekman street,

New York City.

Sir:

In reply to your letter of the 26th instant, I am instructed to say that the subject-matter has not been referred to this office, and the Attorney General has no jurisdiction in the case.

Very resp. yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


no jurisdiction


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