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J. Hubley Ashton to Charles T. Chester, 31 July 1865

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Attorney General's Office, July 31, 1865. Charles T. Chester, Esq. New York, (Box 2766, p.o.) Dear Sir: The petition enclosed in your letter of the 13th inst. has been referred to Major Gen'l. Howard, the Commissioner of Refugees and abandoned Lands, as the case therein referred to would seem to be within his jurisdiction. Very respectfully Your obedient servant, J. Hubley Ashton, Acting Att'y. General.
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