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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 10 October 1871

Date: October 10, 1871

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Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03379

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Oct. 10, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I am directed by the Presdient to request you to issue a Commission appointing William Spence, Esq. to be Marshal of the United States for the Middle District of Tennessee—in place of T. J. Harrison, deceased.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General

& Acting Attorney General.


Commission


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