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Title: John M. Binckley to S. J. Wheeler, 11 March 1868

Date: March 11, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00461

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March 11, 1868.

Dr. S. J. Wheeler,

Windsor, N. C.


Your letter of the 4th January last to the President, relating to a judgement of $200: outstanding against you as a defaulting Postmaster, has been referred by him to this office—and I have called upon the Auditor for the Post Office Department for information of the case, with a view of ascertaining how far the delinquency was purely technical; though it is proper to intimate at once that I do not think there is much prospect for relief without the action of Congress.


Your obedient servant,

John M. Binckley,

Assistant Attorney Gen'l.


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