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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to W. R. Rutland, 15 September 1871

Date: September 15, 1871

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Sept. 15, 1871.

W. R. Rutland, Esq.


Grant Parish, La.


I have received your letter of the 8th instant, and in reply have to say that the matter to which you refer is entirely within the control of the Postmaster Gen'l you are respectfully referred to him for information thereon.

Very respectfully, &c.

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,

& Acting Attorney Gen'l.

referred to P. M. Gen'l.


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