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
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, and Anthony Dreesen
Oct. 14, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
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.