By Zeke J Miller
Updated: March 10, 2015 5:14 PM ET

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that her attorneys reviewed more than 62,000 emails she sent while in office to find work-related correspondence to comply with a department request to turn over records from her time in office.

After her press conference, her office released a nine-page explainer which said that her lawyers used automated searches and a scan of senders and recipients to navigate the emails, rather than reviewing each one manually.

According to the statement, 30,490 emails were provided to the State Department, and the remaining 31,830 were deemed by her attorneys to be private, personal records, that Clinton later “chose not to keep.”

Here’s how Clinton’s office says her lawyers examined her email records:

Here’s the full statement from Clinton’s office:

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