Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to B. R. Cowen, 18 September 1871
Date: September 18, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03350
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Sept. 18, 1871.
Hon. B. R. Cowen,
Acting Secretary of the Interior.
I have the honor to enclose herewith, for such action as you may deem proper, a copy of a letter addressed to this Department under date of the 13th instant, by Logan H. Roots, Esq. U.S. Marshal for the western District of Arkansas, relative to postponing the sale of the Government Reservations at Fort Smith.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General
& Acting Attorney General.