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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to C. G. Mauro, 17 October 1866

Date: October 17, 1866

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00138

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October 17, 1866.


C. G. Mauro, Esq.

U. S. Att'y. St. Louis, Mo.


I am directed by the Attorney General to say in reply to your letter of the 13th inst. relative to the "Conspiracy Cases," that you are hereby instructed & authorized, (subject to your own discretion,) to dismiss them all.

Very respectfully, &c.

M. F. Pleasants,

Act'g. Ch. Clerk.


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