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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to William Craig, 16 December 1870

Date: December 16, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01551

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December 16, 1870.

Wm. Craigh, Esq.

Memphis, Tenn.


You are hereby appointed an assistant to the U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee during the present term of the U. S. Court, with a compensation at the rate of Five hundred dollars per month.

You will please transmit to this Department, with the acceptance of this appointment, a copy of your official oath.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General

and Acting Attorney General.

ass't U. S. Attorney W. Tenn.


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