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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to J. A. Brents, 17 January 1870

Date: January 17, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01156

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January 17, 1870.

J. A. Brents, Esq.

Albany, Kentucky.


In reply to your letter of the 11th inst. I am directed by the Attorney General to say that it is contrary to the rules of this office to take from the files any papers deposited there relating to applications for office.

Very respectfully,

M. F. Pleasants,

Ch. Clerk.

return of filed papers declined


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