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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to L. E. B. DeLorme, 28 October 1869

Date: October 28, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01054

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October 28, 1869.

L. E.B. DeLorme, Esq.

Darien, Ga.


I am instructed to say in reply to your inquiry of the 18th inst. that this office has no information, and no means of information, as to the title of the United States to Blackbeard Island.

Very Respectfully yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.

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