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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 18 October 1870

Date: October 18, 1870

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October 18, 1870

Hon. W. W. Belknap.

Secretary of War.

Sir:

I have the honor to transmit herewith an extract from a letter of R. McP. Smith, U. S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, dated the 14th instant, in relation to a quo warranto suit against James H. Holman, formerly an officer of the regular Army of the United States; and to request that you will furnish this office with a duly certified copy of the oath referred to.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General

copy enc.


Suit ag't J. H. Holman, Tenn.


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