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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to James W. Fisher, 25 October 1871

Date: October 25, 1871

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.02532

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Oct. 25, 1871.

Hon. James W. Fisher,

Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Sir:

I have the honor to enclose herewith a Commission, appointing you Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Territory of Wyoming, and if the same is accepted by you, I will thank you to transmit to this Department a copy of your official oath—and also to inform me of the place of your birth.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l.

& Acting Attorney Gen'l.


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