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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to W. W. Peebles, 4 August 1865

Date: August 4, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00018

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Attorney Gen'l's Office.

August 4, 1865.

W. W. Peebles, Esq.

Jackson, N. C.


In reply to your letter to the President, dated the 8th ult. I have to say that the officers to whom you refer are regarded as within the 1st Exception in the Proclamation.

Very Resp'ct'lly, your obd't serv't,

J. Hubley Ashton, Acting Att' Gen.


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