Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 13 October 1871
Date: October 13, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03386
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, and Anthony Dreesen
Oct. 13, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
I am directed by the President to request you to issue a commission appointing Wm. McMichael to be Assistant Attorney General of the United States, in place of Thomas H. Talbot, resigned.
This commission to be dated the 15th instant.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l
& Acting Attorney Gen'l.