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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to John H. Howe, 15 September 1871

Date: September 15, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02473

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Sept. 15, 1871.

Hon. J. H. Howe,

Chief Justice,

Cheyenne, Wyoming Terr.


I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy of a telegram to the Attorney General from Mr. H. H. Cotton, of Cheyenne, dated yesterday, and to suggest that it does not appear from the files of this Department that you have permission to be absent from your Territory.

Very respectfully, &c.

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,

& Acting Attorney Gen'l.



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