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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Charles D. Drake, 16 December 1870

Date: December 16, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01549

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December 16, 1870.

Hon. Charles D. Drake,

U. S. Senate.


I have the honor to transmit herewith your Commission for the office of Chief Justice of the Court of Claims. You will be pleased to send to this Department a copy of your official oath.

Very respectfully, &c,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General & Acting Attorney General.

Commission sent.


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