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Title: Matthew F. Pleasants to Charles C. Wilson, 1 October 1869

Date: October 1, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01009

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October 1, 1869.

Hon. Charles C. Wilson

Chief Justice Supreme Court,

Great Salt Lak City, Utah.


The Attorney General desires me to transmit to you the enclosed warrant suspending Josiah Hosmer from the office of Marshal of the United States for the Territory of Utah, until the end of the next session of the Senate, and designating Joseph M. Orr to perform the duties of such suspended office in the meantime; and to request that you will deliver it to Mr. Orr when he shall have taken the oath, and given the bond required by law.

Very respectfully,

M. F. Pleasants,

Chief Clerk.

Josiah Hosmer suspended as U. S. Marshal
J. M. Orr, temporarily appointed.
Utah Terr.


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