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Title: William Stewart to Lawrence Weldon, 17 July 1865

Date: July 17, 1865

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Attorney General's Office,

Washington, July 17, 1865.

Lawrence Weldon, Esq.

U. S. Attorney, S. Dist. Illinois,

Springfield, Ill.

Sir:

I am directed by the Att'y General to transmit herewith a Commission appointing you Attorney of the United States for the Southern District of Illinois; and to request that you will send to this Office, along with a copy of your official oath, a statement of the place of your birth, for the Biennial register.

I am Sir very respectfully,

Your obedient serv't

Wm Stewart,

Chief Clerk.


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