In Whitman's Hand

Scribal Documents

About this Item

Title: John M. Binckley to William H. Seward, 17 March 1868

Date: March 17, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00471

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Kevin McMullen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar

page image
image 1

March 17, 1868.

Hon William H. Seward,

Secretary of State.


I am directed by the President to request you to return to this office the Resolution of the Senate of the 12th inst. advising and consenting to the appointment of Charles Van Winkle to be Marshal of the United States for the District of Virginia, agreeably to the enclosed resolution of the Senate adopted March 16, 1868.

Very Respectfully, yours, &c.

John M. Binckley,

Assistant Attorney General.

for the Attorney Gen'l ad int.


Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Matt Cohen, Ed Folsom, & Kenneth M. Price, editors.