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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to J. Hubley Ashton, 29 September 1871

Date: September 29, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02493

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Sept. 29, 1871.

Hon. J. Hubley Ashton,

Washington, D. C.


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 27th inst. transmitting the account, approved by you, of J. R. Beckwith, Esq. Attorney of the U. S. for the District of Louisiana, for services rendered at your request in the care of Tomasa Marin vs. The U. S., and to inform you that a draft for the same has been sent to Mr. Beckwith.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,

& Acting Attorney Gen'l.

bill paid


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