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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to George S. Hillard, 12 June 1867

Date: June 12, 1867

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00221

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June 12, 1867.

Hon. Geo. S. Hillard,

U. S. Attorney,

Boston, Mass.


The Attorney General directs me to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 10th inst. relative to the title to land on Long Island, Boston Harbor—& to say, in reply, that the papers are now under investigation.

Very respectfully,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


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