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Title: Henry Stanbery to J. F. Wilson, 5 July 1867

Date: July 5, 1867

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00230

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July 5, 1867.

Hon. J. F. Wilson,

Chairman Judiciary Com. H. of R.


In reply to your letter of the 2d inst. I have the honor to transmit herewith copies of the opinion given to the Secretary of War in reference to abandoned lands, by the Attorney General, dated June 22d, 1865, and September 14th, 1865.

No other opinion has been given since on the same subject.

Very respectfully yours,


Henry Stanbery,

Attorney General.


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