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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Samuel Hepburn, Jr., 22 October 1870

Date: October 22, 1870

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01438

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October 22, 1870.

S. Hepburn, Jr. Esq.

Carlisle, Penn.

Sir:

Enclosed I return your retainer as special assistant to the U. S. Attorney for the Eastern Dist. of Pennsylvania, to take charge of the case of Lieut. Wm. T. Cain, 3d U. S. Cavalry, having retained a copy of your official oath.

Very Resp'ly, M. F. Pleasants, Ch. Clk.

(enc.)


retainer &c.


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