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Title: John M. Binckley to Orville Hickman Browning, 7 March 1868

Date: March 7, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00455

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March 7, 1868.

Hon. O. H. Browning,

Secretary of the Interior.


I have the honor to transmit herewith the account, approved by the Attorney General, and amounting to One Hundred Dollars, of Messrs. Sale & Dowd, for legal services in assisting James E. Stewart, Esq. United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi in the prosecution and conviction of certain mail robbers; and to request its payment from the appropriate fund.

Very respectfully, Sir,

Your obedient servant,

John M. Binckley

Assistant Att'y Gen'l.


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