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Title: William Stewart to John Erskine, 14 August 1865

Date: August 14, 1865

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Attorney General's Office.

August 14, 1865.

Hon. John Erskine,

Judge U. S. Court, Dist. of Georgia,

190 E. 41st st. New York.

Sir:

I am directed by the Attorney General to transmit herewith a Commission appointing Wm. G. Dickson, to be Marshal of the United States for the District of Georgia, and to request that you will deliver it over to him when he shall have given the official bond, and taken the oath required by law.

I have the honor to be, sir,

Very respectfully

Your obdt serv't,

W. Stewart Ch'f Clerk.


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