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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to E. C. Carrington, 27 September 1866

Date: September 27, 1866

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00114

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Sept. 27, 1866.


E. C. Carrington, Esq.

U. S. Attorney, Washington.


I enclose a petition addressed by French Forrest to the President, relative to a proceeding pending in this District against certain property claimed by him. You will please make a full report of the present status of the case, giving all the proceedings that have been had in it. Please return the enclosed letter.

Very respectfully, &c &c

J. Hubley Ashton,

Assistant Atty Gen.


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