Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to William W. Belknap, 25 September 1871
Date: September 25, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03357
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Sept. 25, 1871.
Hon. W. W. Belknap,
Secretary of War.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 16th instant, transmitting for the use of the Assistant Attorney General at the Court of Claims certain papers found among the rebel archives relative to the case of Mervin N. Jones.
As requested by you, I have caused these papers to be photographed, and herewith enclose such photographic copies. The originals have been sent to the officer for whom they were requested.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General,
& Acting Attorney General.
rebel archive papers