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Title: John M. Binckley to J. Hubley Ashton, 12 November 1867

Date: November 12, 1867

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00289

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November 12, 1867.

Hon. J. Hubley Ashton,

Special Counsel, &c.

Philadelphia, Penn.


The Attorney General, at the request of R. M. Corwine, Esq. instructs me to ask you to return to this office, without delay, the Argument, or Brief, in manuscript, which is in your possession from Mr. Corwine, in the case of Le More vs. U. S.,—with the view of allowing Mr. Corwine to dispose of it at his pleasure.

Respectfully, &c.

John M. Binckley

Assistant Attorney General.


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