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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 14 October 1871

Date: October 14, 1871

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Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03395

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Oct. 14, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request you to issue a commission appointing Edward R. Roe, Marshal of the United States for the Southern District of Illinois, in place of John R. Routt, resigned.

Very respectfully, &c.

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,

& Acting Attorney Gen'l.


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