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William M. Evarts to John McAllister Schofield, 18 February 1869

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Feb. 18, 1869. Hon. J. M. Schofield, Secretary of War. Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 17th inst. enclosing a communication from the Commissary General of Subsistence, dated the 29th Jan. last, & other papers, requesting that the U. S. Attorney for Kentucky be instructed to institute criminal proceedings against Edward C. Wise, a claim agent of Catlettsburg, Kentucky. The proper instructions have, accordingly, been given, with directions that the accompanying original papers be returned to your Dept. when no longer required. Respectfully, &c. &c. Wm. M. Evarts, Attorney Gen.
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