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Title: James Speed to James Christian, 30 August 1865

Date: August 30, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00055

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Attorney General's Office,

August 30, 1865.

James Christian, Esq.

Lawrence, Kansas.


Your letter of the 22d inst. tendering your resignation as U. S. Attorney for the Territory of Dakota, is received,- and your resignation is accepted; though I sincerely regret the existence of the circumstances that induced you to take this step.

I am sir, very respectfully,

your obedient servant,

James Speed

Attorney General.


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