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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to William H. Seward, 28 August 1868

Date: August 28, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00644

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August 28, 1868.

Hon. William H. Seward,

Secretary of State.


I have the honor to enclose herewith a letter received at this Office from the Consul General of Prussia at New York, requesting a copy of the Opinion of the Attorney General, on the case of the "Niobé." This request should more properly have been addressed to your Department. I will inform the Consul General that his communication has been referred to you for your consideration and action.

I remain, with greatest respect,

J. Hubley Ashton,

Acting Attorney General.


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