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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to D. H. Fitzgerald, 27 January 1870

Date: January 27, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01177

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January 27, 1870.

D. H. Fitzgerald, Esq.

91 South West street,

Syracuse, N. Y.


The Attorney General directs me to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 24th inst., and to say that, having no jurisdiction as to its subject matter, he has referred it to the Secretary of the Treasury.

Very respectfully yours,

M. F. Pleasants,

Ch. Clerk.

action declined.


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