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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to J. Tarbell, 7 October 1869

Date: October 7, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01018

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October 7, 1869.

J. Tarbell, Esq.

Jackson, Miss.


The Attorney General directs me to say in reply to your letter of the 2d inst., that Edwin Hill, Esq, was appointed U. S. Attorney for the Northern District of Miss., on the 17th of August last, and his commission sent to him at Vicksburg, Aug. 24th. On the 2d inst. the letter enclosing the Commission was returned to this office by the Postmaster at Vicksburg, with an endorsement that no such person was known there. The commission was on the same day forwarded to Major-Gen. Ames, at Jackson.

Very Resp. yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.

E. Hill U. S. Attorney No. Miss.


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