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Title: A. J. Falls to F. H. Mays, 24 May 1871

Date: May 24, 1871

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01879

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May 24, 1871.

F. H. Mays, Esq.

Fincastle, Va.

Sir:

I am directed by the Attorney General to acknowledge the receipt of your letter without date, and to say that this Department issues no instructions to U. S. Commissioners. I send you copies of Instructions to Dist. Attorneys and Marshals, from which you may possibly derive some information.

Very respectfully,

A. J. Falls,

Chief Clerk.


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