In Whitman's Hand

Scribal Documents

About this Item

Title: W. A. Field to D. W. Middleton, 8 May 1869

Date: May 8, 1869

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00910

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Kevin McMullen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar



page image
image 1

May 8, 1869.

D. W. Middleton, Esq.

Clerk Supreme Court U. S.

Sir:

Will you please send to this office a certified copy of the opinion of the Court in the Texas case, so‑called, in which it was decided that Texas was so far a State of the United States as to be able to maintain a suit in the Courts of the United States.

Very Resp. yours,

W. A. Field,

Ass't Attorney Gen'l.


Copy of Sup. Court opinion requested.


Comments?

Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Ed Folsom & Kenneth M. Price, editors.