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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to E. D. Townsend, 12 October 1871

Date: October 12, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03383

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Oct. 12, 1871.

Gen. E. D. Townsend,

Adjutant General U.S. A.


I hand you herewith a telegram addressed to the Attorney General at Yorkville, S. C., which I will thank you to have sent to him in cipher as soon as possible.

Very respectfully,

B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l

& Acting Attorney Gen'l.

send telegram to Atty Gen'l


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