Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to William McMichael, 17 October 1871
Date: October 17, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03401
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Joshua Ware, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Oct. 17, 1871.
Hon. Wm. McMichael,
Assistant Attorney General.
Sir: I have the honor to invite your attention to the enclosed letter from Hon. E. B. French, 2d Auditor, with enclosures, and to request that you inform me, at your earliest opportunity, whether or not, in your opinion, it is advisable to make further defence in the case therein referred to.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,
& Acting Attorney Gen'l.