Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Edward N. McCook, 26 September 1871
Date: September 26, 1871
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.02488
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Sept. 26, 1871.
Hon. Edward N. McCook,
Denver City, Col.
I enclose herewith, for your information, and for such action as you may deem necessary in the premises, a petition, which was transmitted to this office by the President, of one Dorcas Mary Lavin, setting forth that her husband Nicholas Lavin, was murdered at River Bend, in January last, by a party of ten men—and that she has been unable to cause them to be brought to justice.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General,
& Acting Attorney General.
alleged murder, Col.