Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Samuel H. Treat, Jr., 25 October 1871
Date: October 25, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.02533
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Oct. 25, 1871.
Hon. Samuel H. Treat, Jr.
U. S. District Judge,
I have the honor to enclose herewith a commission appointing Edward R. Poe, Esq. as Marshal of the U. S. for the Southern District of Illinois.
I will thank you to hand the commission to Mr. Poe, when he shall have taken the oath, and given bond, as required by law.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l
& Acting Attorney Gen'l.