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Title: Henry Stanbery to Schuyler Colfax, 12 December 1867

Date: December 12, 1867

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00348

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December 12, 1867.

Hon. S. Colfax,

Speaker of House of Representatives


In reply to the Resolution of the House of Representatives, passed December 11, 1867, I have the honor to state that "the aggregate amount of the twenty-percent allowance to the clerks and employés of this Department for the year ending Thirtieth June, 1867, under the Act of Congress authorizing the payment thereof " —was Thirty six hundred and twenty-two dollars and seventy two cents. ($36,22:72,)

I am Sir, with great respect,

your obedient serv't,

Henry Stanbery,

Attorney General.


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