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John M. Binckley to Orville Hickman Browning, 17 January 1868

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January 17, 1868 Hon. O. H. Browning, Secretary of the Interior, Sir: By direction of the Attorney General, I transmit herewith the account, approved by him, and amounting to Twelve Hundred and fifty dollars, ($1250:) of Messrs. Haynes, Heath, & Lewis, for retainer as special counsel to assist the District Attorney in the case of "The United States, vs. a Lot of about 1500 Bales of Cotton," now pending in the Western District of Tennessee,— and for services rendered up to date; and to request its payment from the appropriate fund. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, John M. Binckley, Assistant Attorney General.
see p 48 seq
for case see Let. Book F pp 255, 260, 492, 599
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