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Matthew F. Pleasants to Charles F. Holly, 9 August 1867

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August 9, 1867. Charles F. Holly, Esq. Denver, Colorado T. Sir: In reply to your letter of the 8th ult. I am directed by the Acting Attorney General to say, that it is not believed in this Office, that sufficient color of right, under the long-settled practice of the Government, & the circumstaces​ of the case, exists, to warrant consent for the use of the name of the United States, in the proposed suit. Very respectfully yours, M. F. Pleasants, Ch. Clerk.
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