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Title: John M. Binckley to Edwards Pierrepont, 29 January 1868

Date: January 29, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00415

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January 29,1868

Hon. Edwards Pierrepont,

103 Fifth avenue,

New York City,


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of yesterday, relative to the Surratt case, and to say that it has been referred to the Secretary of State, by direction of the Attorney General.


your obedient servant,

John M. Binckley,

Assistant Attorney Gen'l.


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