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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to A. B. Williams, 30 September 1871

Date: September 30, 1871

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Sept. 30, 1871.

A. B. Williams, Esq.

Washington, D. C.

Sir:

You are hereby appointed special assistant to the District Attorney of the U. S. for the District of Columbia for 30 days at a compensation of $300.

You will take, and file in this Department, the oath required by law of District Attorneys.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l.

and Acting Attorney Gen'l.


app't'mt D. C.


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