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William Stewart to G. W. Brooks, 22 August 1865

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Attorney General's Office. August 22, 1865. Hon. G. W. Brooks, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Sir: By direction of the Attorney General I transmit herewith a Commission appointing you to be Judge of the District Court of the United States for the District of North Carolina. I am also directed to request that you will send to this office, along with a copy of your official oath, a statement of the place of your birth for the Biennial Register. I am sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Wm. Stewart, Chief Clerk. [Commission enc. with above, & letter sent to care Rev. W. W. Kennedy, 17 Free Mason street, Norfolk, Va.]
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