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
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, and Anthony Dreesen
Oct. 10, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
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.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General
& Acting Attorney General.