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Title: William M. Evarts to Hugh McCulloch, 18 December 1868

Date: December 18, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00734

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December 18, 1868.

Hon. H. McCulloch,

Secretary of the Treasury.


I have the honor to request that you will issue a warrant on the Treasurer of the United States in favor of Bushrod Birch, Esq. disbursing clerk, Treasury Department, for the sum of Five thousand three hundred and eighty three dollars, and ninety three cents, ($5,383:93,) and charge the same to the appropriations indicated below.

Very respectfully, sir,

Your obedient servant

Wm. M. Evarts,

Attorney General.

Salaries of the Attorney General, Ass't. Attorneys General, clerks, & messenger, for December.....$2,883:93
Contingent Expenses...........2,000:00
Legal assistance, & other necessary expenditures in the disposal of private land claims in California.......500:00


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