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FOIA Number: The tracking number assigned to your FOIA request. The number may vary depending on the office that is processing your request. Refer to your acknowledgement letter to determine the tracking number assigned to your request.
Receipt Date: The day on which your FOIA request was received by the NARA office responsible for processing your request.
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