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Title: William Stewart to G. W. Brooks, 22 August 1865

Date: August 22, 1865

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Attorney General's Office.

August 22, 1865.

Hon. G. W. Brooks,

Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Sir:

By direction of the Attorney General I transmit herewith a Commission appointing you to be Judge of the District Court of the United States for the District of North Carolina. I am also directed 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 servant,

Wm. Stewart,

Chief Clerk.

[Commission enc. with above, & letter sent to care Rev. W. W. Kennedy, 17 Free Mason street, Norfolk, Va.]


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