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Collection Reference Number GLC05636.16
From Archive Folder Papers related to the Amistad mutiny 
Title Appointment of William S. Holabird as US Attorney for the District of Connecticut
Date 2 July 1834
Author Forsyth, John (1780-1841)  
Document Type Legal document; Government document
Content Description Partially printed. Holabird's appointment as Attorney of the United States for the District of Connecticut. John Forsyth, Secretary of State, appoints William S. Holabird as Secretary of State for the District of Connecticut. A handwritten note by Forsyth states: "I will thank you at the time of acknowledging the receipt of your Commission to name the place of your birth."
Subjects Government and Civics  Law  
People Forsyth, John (1780-1841)  Holabird, William S. (1794-1855)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Law; Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Forsyth was Secretary of State 1834-1841. Holabird was District Attorney for the State of Connecticut during the Amistad trial.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859