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Title: John M. Binckley to Orville Hickman Browning, 17 January 1868

Date: January 17, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00401

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January 17, 1868

Hon. O. H. Browning,

Secretary of the Interior,


By direction of the Attorney General, I transmit herewith the account, approved by him, and amounting to Twelve Hundred and fifty dollars, ($1250:) of Messrs. Haynes, Heath, & Lewis, for retainer as special counsel to assist the District Attorney in the case of "The United States, vs. a Lot of about 1500 Bales of Cotton," now pending in the Western District of Tennessee,— and for services rendered up to date; and to request its payment from the appropriate fund.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

John M. Binckley,

Assistant Attorney General.

see p 48 seq
for case see Let. Book F pp 255, 260, 492, 599


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