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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Columbus Delano, 7 January 1871

Date: January 7, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01608

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January 7, 1871.

Hon. Columbus Delano,

Secretary of the Interior.


I have the honor to transmit herewith papers in the case of The People of The State of Michigan, ex. rel. Wellington R. Burt, vs. James H. Kidd, et al., and to call your attention to the importance of immediate action on the question whether the appeal therein referred to shall be prosecuted.

Very respectfully, &c.

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General,

& acting Attorney General.

certain case in Michigan


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