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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to William Hunter, 3 August 1865

Date: August 3, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00013

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Attorney General's Office.

August 3, 1865.


I am directed by the President to request that you cause a commission to issue to Thos. G. Clayton, to be a Justice of the Peace in and for the county of Washington and District of Columbia.

I am sir, very respectfully

Your obedient servant,

J. Hubley Ashton,

Acting Attorney General.

Hon. Wm. Hunter,

Acting Secretary of State.


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