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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 24 December 1870

Date: December 24, 1870

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Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01573

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December 24, 1870.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request you to issue a Commission appointing Nathan Sargent to be a member of the Levy Court of the County of Washington, District of Columbia, agreeably to the enclosed Resolution of the Senate.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General,

and Acting Attorney General.


commission Nathan Sargent Levy Court Dist. Col.


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