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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to John H. Flogg, 20 December 1870

Date: December 20, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01562

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December 20, 1870.

John H. Flogg, Esq.

Office Secretary U. S. Senate.


In reply to your letter of the 19th instant, I have to inform you that the opinion of the Attorney Gen'l as to the liability of the Pacific Railroad to pay interest on bonds, &c. has not been printed, and therefore it is not in my power to furnish the copies thereof asked for.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l

and Acting Attorney General.

copy declined.


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