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Title: James Speed to William H. Seward, 10 August 1865

Date: August 10, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00028

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Attorney General's Office.

August 10, 1865.

Hon. Wm. H. Seward,

Secretary of state,


I am directed by the President to request that you cause a Commission to issue to James Donaldson to be a Justice of the Peace in and for the county of Washington and District of Columbia.

I am sir, very respectfully,

Your obedient servant

James Speed

Attorney General.


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