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Title: J. Hubley Ashton to William M. Evarts, 29 August 1868

Date: August 29, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00647

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August 29, 1868.

Hon. Wm. M. Evarts, Attorney General.

Windsor, Vermont.

Writs of habeas corpus applied for at Key West, for Mudd, Spangler, and Arnold. Shall I advise War Department, if asked, to obey writs, if issued? Shall I instruct Marshal at Philadelphia to recognize O'Neill? He has taken oaths before Commissioner.

J. Hubley Ashton.



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