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Title: William Stewart to John L. Williamson, 22 August 1865

Date: August 22, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00048

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Attorney General's Office.

August 22, 1865.

John L. Williamson Esq.

Memphis, Tenn.


I am directed by the Attorney General to transmit herewith a Commission, appointing you to be Attorney of the U. S. for the W. Dist. of Tennessee; and to request that you send to this office, along with a copy of your official oath, a statement of the place of your nativity, for the Biennial Register.

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

Wm. Stewart,

Chief Clerk.

[Com. enc. with above.]


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