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

Date: August 21, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00043

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Attorney General's Office.

August 21, 1865.


I am directed by the President to request that you cause a Commission to be issued to John L Williamson to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee.

I am sir, vy Res. your obd't serv't

James Speed,

Attorney General

Sec. of State.


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