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Correspondence concerning contested elections; the Ku Klux Klan; appointments to the United States Military Academy; political appointments; stationing Federal troops in Alabama in 1872; President Grant's desire to hold an election in Georgia in 1870; and settlement of war claims against the Navy, 1875.
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