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.03380
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 President to request you to issue a commission appointing James W. Fisher to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Territory of Wyoming, in place of John H. Howe, resigned; this Commission to be dated the 1st proximo.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General,
& Acting Attorney General.