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Title: William Stewart to John K. Goodloe, 22 August 1865

Date: August 22, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00047

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Attorney General's Office.

August 22, 1865.

Jno. K. Goodloe, Esq.

Louisville, Ky.


I am directed by the Attorney General to transmit herewith a Commission appointing you to be Attorney of the United States for the Eas. Dist. of Louisiana; and to request that you send, along with a copy of your official oath, a statement of the place of your nativity for the Biennial Register. I am also directed by the Attorney General to request that you will await a letter from him, which he will write at his earliest leisure.

I am sir, very Resp. your obd't serv't

Wm. Stewart, Chief Clerk.

[Com. enc. with above.]


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