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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to E. D. Townsend, 21 October 1871

Date: October 21, 1871

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Oct. 21, 1871.

Gen. E. D. Townsend,

Adjutant General.

Sir:

I hand you herewith a telegram addressed to the Attorney General at Yorkville, S. C. Will you please transmit it in cipher as soon as possible?

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General

Acting Attorney General.


send tel.


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