Title: W. A. Field to Reverdy Johnson, 21 April 1870
Date: April 21, 1870
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01338
Contributors to digital file: Nima Najafi Kianfar, Courtney Rebecca Lawton, and Kenneth M. Price
April 21, 1870
Hon. Reverdy Johnson
Agreeably to your request I send you an Opinion of the Attorney General, given April 27, 1869, relating to the compensation of Collectors, naval officers, and surveyors of customs. I have obtained the consent of the Secretary of the Treasury that this Opinion may be sent you.
I have the honor to be,
W. A. Field.
Assistant Attorney General.
trans. copy of opinion