Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 26 October 1871
Date: October 26, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03421
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Oct. 26, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
I have the honor to enclose herewith for your information the memorial of Fanny Oaksmith, widow of Sidney Oaksmith, relative to an alleged claim of her late husband against the Republic of Hayti for the balance due upon contract with that Republic for the sale of the iron clad "Atlanta."
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,
& Acting Attorney Gen'l.