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    Arizona Territory: Autograph Letter Signed concerning an appointment of a territorial marshal. One and one-half pages, 7.75" x 9.75", Tucson, Arizona Territory, February 13, 1878, recommending Mr. J. W. Kelsey as marshal "of this territory. . . . It is very difficult to get a good Officer for this position here." On lined paper; separation at some folds.

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    The letter, signed by "C. G. W. French, Ch. Justice Supreme Court of Arizona," was sent to Charles Devens, Attorney General of the U.S. According to the letter, Mr. French would prefer that George Tyng of Yuma "might again be appointed," but French had been informed that "he positively declines."

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