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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to James Haxby, 8 June 1868

Date: June 8, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00556

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June 8, 1868.

James Haxby, Esq.

Omaha, Nebraska.


I am directed by the Attorney General, adinterim, to acknowledge the receipt of your account for legal services in aid of the United States Attorney, in the prosecution of Henry Keeler, for murder; and to say that he has approved the same, and transmitted it to the Secretary of the Interior for payment out of the appropriate fund.

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


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