Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 27 October 1871
Date: October 27, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03426
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Oct. 27, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
I am directed by the President to request you to issue a commission appointing George C. Bates, Esq. to be Attorney of the U.S. for Utah Territory, in place of J. H. Wickizer, who has declined his appointment.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General
& Acting Attorney General.