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Title: Henry Stanbery to Hugh McCulloch, 19 February 1868

Date: February 19, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00443

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February 19, 1868.

Hon. Hugh McCulloch,

Secretary of the Treasury.


I have the honor to request that you will issue a warrant to the treasurer of the United States, in favor of Bushrod Birch, Esq. Disbursing Clerk, Treasury Dep't. for the sum of Five thousand and eighty seven dollars and forty cents, ($5,087:40,) and charge the same to the appropriations indicated below.

I am, Sir, very respectfully,

Henry Stanbery,

Attorney General.

Salary of the Attorney General for Feb'y, 1868 - $609:50

   "       "  Assistant      "       "        268:89

   "       "   Clerks          "       "        1209:01

Contingent Expenses                           2000:00

Purchase of Law & other necessary Books       500:00

Deficient State Reports & Statutes            500:00


Error.—Deduct last item "Deficient"&c. leaving the true am't of warrant $4,587:40


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