Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Hamilton Fish, 4 November 1871
Date: November 4, 1871
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.03443
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Nov. 4, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
Referring to your letter of the 5th of September last, enclosing a copy of a communication addressed to you by J. Hubley Ashton, relative to matters before the Commission of the United States and Mexico, I now have the honor to enclose the affidavit of Don Manuel Castro, obtained as requested by Mr. Ashton, through the Attorney of the U.S. for the Dist. of California, which I will thank you to case to be sent to him.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l
& Acting Attorney Gen'l.
affidavit for Mr. Ashton
see p 238 ante