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Title: James Speed to William H. Seward, 21 August 1865

Date: August 21, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00042

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Attorney General's Office.

August 21, 1865.

Hon. Wm. H. Seward,

Secretary of State.


I am directed by the President to request that you will cause a Commission to be issued to Thomas C. Connolly to be a Justice of the Peace in & for the county of Washington and district of Columbia.

I am sir, very respectfully, your ob'd serv't

James Speed

Attorney General


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