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Title: William M. Evarts to Orville Hickman Browning, 2 December 1868

Date: December 2, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00722

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December 2, 1868.

Hon. O. H. Browning,

Secretary of the Interior.


I have the honor to transmit herewith the account, approved by me, and amounting to $2500: of R. H. Dana, Jr. for legal services as special counsel in the case of the United States ag't Jefferson Davis—and to request its payment from the appropriate fund.

Very respectfully, yours,

Wm. M. Evarts,

Attorney General.

Jeff'n Davis trial
Acc't of R. H. Dana


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