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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Warden of the Eastern Penitentiary, 17 October 1871

Date: October 17, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02518

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Oct. 17, 1871.

The Warden of the Eastern Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pa.


Calling your attention to the case of George Mountjoy, convicted in the U. S. Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania of defrauding the Internal Revenue, I will thank you to inform me what has been the conduct of Mountjoy since he has been in your charge as a prisoner.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,

& Acting Attorney Gen'l.

George Mountjoy


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