In Whitman's Hand

Scribal Documents

About this Item

Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Alexander Johnston, 13 September 1871

Date: September 13, 1871

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03335

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Anthony Dreesen, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Melanie Krupa



page image
image 1

Sept. 13, 1871.

Alexander Johnston, Esq.

Assistant Attorney General's office, Court of Claims.

Sir:

As, in consequence of Mr. Talbot's resignation, Mr. Hill and I will have to argue the Court of Claims cases now pending in the Supreme Court, I will be obliged to you if you will meet us at Mr. Hill's office on Friday at 12 o'clock to go over the docket with us, and give us what information you can respecting the cases on it. Will you also at that time be good enough to bring copies of the records, and of such briefs as are prepared?

Very respectfully, &c.

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General,

& Acting Attorney Genl.


meeting for Court of Claims business


Comments?

Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Ed Folsom & Kenneth M. Price, editors.