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Benjamin Helm Bristow to W. P. Kellogg, 24 December 1870

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December 24, 1870. Hon. W. P. Kellogg, U. S. Senate. Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge, through the reference of the Secretary of the Interior, the receipt of the letter addressed to you under date of the 12th instant, by Messrs. E. Dupasseur & Co. of New Orleans, and by you referred to the Commissioner of the General Land Office, relative to an alleged claim against the United States for money paid into the Registry of the Circuit Court of the U. S. for the District of Louisiana—and to inform you that a communication was addressed to Messrs. Dupasseur & Co. on the subject by this Department on the 20th instant. Very respectfully, &c. B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General and Acting Attorney General.
Dupasseur & Co's. claim (New Orleans.)
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