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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to William P. Dockray, 7 August 1868

Date: August 7, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00623

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August 7, 1868.

Wm. P. Dockray, Esq.

Clerk United States Courts,

St. Augustine, Fla.


I am directed by the Attorney General to say that your letter of the 23d ultimo. to the Solicitor of the Treasury, charging the United States Marshal and acting District Attorney of your District with official misconduct, has been referred to this Office. Copies have been sent to those officers; and the Attorney General requests that you will state your charges now more specifically, and verify them by oath of yourself, and others, if possible.

Very respectfully yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.


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