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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to E. C. Carrington, 7 February 1867

Date: February 7, 1867

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00204

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Feb. 7, 1867.

E. C. Carrington, Esq.

U. S. Attorney

Washington, D. C.


The Attorney General directs me to call your immediate attention to the enclosed letter from the Secretary of State, announcing the expected arrival in this country of Henry B. St Marie, the person who gave the information which led to the arrest of Jno. H. Surratt.

Very respectfully yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


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