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Matthew F. Pleasants to Philip H. Morgan, 29 January 1867

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January 29, 1867. Hon. P. H. Morgan, U. S. Attorney, New Orleans, La. Sir: The Attorney General directs me to transmit you the enclosed copy of a letter from the commissioner of the General Land Office, relative to certain suits in Louisiana, to which the U. S. is a party. Concurring in the views of the Commissioner, the Attorney General declines to give any instructions in regard to the cases mentioned, & leaves them to your own sense of official duty. Very respectfully, yours, M. F. Pleasants, Chief Clerk.
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