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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to John W. McGill, 21 July 1870

Date: July 21, 1870

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01425

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John W. McGill, Esq.

Washington, D. C.

Sir:

In reply to your letter of the 19th inst. I am directed to say that as the services of Mr. Clement were neither ordered nor authorized by this Department, they cannot be paid for by this Department.

Very respectfully,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


Bill of Mr. Clement
see p. 356 ante.


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