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

Date: October 10, 1871

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Oct. 10, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

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.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General,

& Acting Attorney General.


Commission


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