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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to William N. Clark, 31 January 1870

Date: January 31, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01182

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January 31, 1870.

William N. Clark, Esq.

Benton City, Mo.


The Attorney General directs me to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th inst., and to say in reply that it is not consistent with the duties of this office to undertake the business to which you refer.

Very respectfully,

M. F. Pleasants, Ch. Clerk.

application declined


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