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Title: James Speed to Robert Murray, 9 August 1865

Date: August 9, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00022

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Attorney General's Office.

August 9, 1865.

Robert Murray, Esq.

U. S. Marshal, Southern Dist. N. Y.

New York City.


Your letter of the 7th instant to his Excellency the President, has been referred by him to me for action and answer. And in reply thereto, I hereby grant you leave of absence from the 20th inst. to the 20th October, 1865.

I am sir, very respectfully,

James Speed,

Attorney General.


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