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Title: John M. Binckley to Lyman Trumbull, 21 January 1868

Date: January 21, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00407

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January 21, 1868.

Hon. Lyman Trumbull,

Chairman Judiciary Committee,

Senate United States


The District Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas having addressed the Attorney General in a letter in which he states what he supposes to be good reasons against abolishing the said judicial District, it is deemed proper to furnish you with a copy of them, which please find herewith.


your obedient servant,

John M. Binckley,

Assistant Attorney Gen'l.


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