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Title: W. A. Field to Reverdy Johnson, 21 April 1870

Date: April 21, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01340

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April 21, 1870.

Hon. Reverdy Johnson

Baltimore, Md.


Agreeably to your request I send you an Opinion of the Attorney General, given April 27, 1869, relating to the compensation of Collectors, naval officers, and surveyors of customs. I have obtained the consent of the Secretary of the Treasury that this opinion may be sent you.

I have the honor to be,

Very respectfully,

W. A. Field,

Assistant Attorney General.

trans. copy of opinion.


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