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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Adelbert Ames, 2 October 1869

Date: October 2, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01011

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October 2, 1869.

Maj. Gen. Adelbert Ames,

Jackson, Miss.


By direction of the Attorney General, I enclose herewith the commission of Mr. Edwin Hill, as U. S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, with the request that you forward it to him. The endorsement on the envelope will explain the reason for this request.

Very respectfully, &c.

M. F. Pleasants, Chief Clerk.


commission of U. S. Att. Hill


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