Title: W. A. Field to D. W. Middleton, 8 May 1869
Date: May 8, 1869
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May 8, 1869.
D. W. Middleton, Esq.
Clerk Supreme Court U. S.
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.