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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to B. F. Fifield, 11 December 1871

Date: December 11, 1871

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Dec. 11, 1871.

B. F. Fifield, Esq.

U.S. Attorney,

Montpelier, Vt.

Sir:

Your letter of the 7th inst, is received, and furnishes the first information that the Government had in any manner undertaken the defence of the suit of Bease v. Henry.

Under the information I will direct the record to be filed, and the case docketed.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow,

Solicitor General.


U.S. suit Vt.


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