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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to R. R. Collier, 13 July 1868

Date: July 13, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00599

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July 13, 1868.

R. R. Collier, Esq.

Petersburg, Va.


I am directed by the Attorney General ad interim to say, in reply to your letter of the 25th ultimo, that his Opinion in the case of the title to the National Cemetery near City Point was made up and rendered to the Secretary of War on the 9th instant.

Very respectfully yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


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