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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Barbour Lewis, 16 December 1870

Date: December 16, 1870

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01552

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December 16, 1870.

Barbour Lewis, Esq.

Memphis, Tenn.

Sir:

You are hereby appointed an assistant to the U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, during the present term of the U. S. Court with a compensation at the rate of Two hundred and fifty dollars per month.

You will please transmit to this Department, a copy of your official oath.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow

Solicitor General, & Acting Attorney Gen'l.


Ass't U. S. Attorney W. Tenn.


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