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Title: F. U. Stitt to Francis Bugbee, 4 November 1867

Date: November 4, 1867

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00268

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November 4, 1867.

Francis Bugbee, Esq.

United States Attorney, Northern District of Alabama,

Montgomery, Alabama.


I am ordered by the Attorney General to direct you to report to this office, at your earliest convenience, a statement of the cases pending in your District for the confiscation of the property of Clement C. Clay, Sr. and Jr., and to instruct you to suspend all proceedings in these cases until further advised by the Attorney General.

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

F. U. Stitt,

Acting Chief Clerk.


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