Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 24 October 1871
Date: October 24, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03419
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Oct. 24, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
I am directed by the President of the United States to request you to issue a commission appointing George Andrews Esq. to the office of Attorney of the U.S. for the Eastern District of Tennessee, in lieu of E. C. Camp, Esq., suspended, agreeably to the enclosed Executive order.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l
& Acting Attorney Gen'l.