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Title: James Speed to James Christian, 30 August 1865

Date: August 30, 1865

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Attorney General's Office,

August 30, 1865.

James Christian, Esq.

Lawrence, Kansas.

Sir:

Your letter of the 22d inst. tendering your resignation as U. S. Attorney for the Territory of Dakota, is received,- and your resignation is accepted; though I sincerely regret the existence of the circumstances that induced you to take this step.

I am sir, very respectfully,

your obedient servant,

James Speed

Attorney General.


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