Title: John M. Binckley to Benjamin Helm Bristow, 9 August 1867
Date: August 9, 1867
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.00238
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August 9, 1867.
B. H. Bristow, Esq.
U. S. Attorney,
The enclosed copy of a letter dated August 3d, 1867, from D. G. Barnitz, Esq. Attorney for W. Thornberry, late Surveyor of the Port of Paducah, Ky. is transmitted to you, with the request that you will furnish this office with a report of the facts in the case,—with such suggestions as you may deem pertinent.
Very respectfully yours,
John M. Binckley
Acting Attorney General.