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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Moses Hallett, 20 February 1869

Date: February 20, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00803

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Feb. 20, 1869

Hon. Moses Hallett,

Chief Justice, Colorado Terr.


In accordance with the request of the Hon. A. A. Bradford, & in view of the circumstances stated in his letter, of this date, the Attorney Gen'l directs me to say that you are granted a leave of absence for sixty days from your post of official duty.

You are requested to report your return to the Territory, to this office.


M. F. Pleasants

Ch. Cl.

Leave of absence, 60 days


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