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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to George S. Boutwell, 20 December 1870

Date: December 20, 1870

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Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01559

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December 20, 1870.

Hon. Geo. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 19th inst., and to inform you that I have directed the Attorney of the U. S. at St. Louis to at once comply with the regulations of your Department by furnishing a list of the furniture now in his office, to the Surveyor of customs.

Very respectfully &c

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General

and Acting Attorney General.


letters &c. acknowledged


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