Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. F. Hartley, 8 November 1870
Date: November 8, 1870
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01460
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Vanessa Steinroetter, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
November 8, 1870.
Hon. J. F. Hartley,
Acting Secretary of the Treasury.
In answer to your letter of the 7th instant, relating to the employment of special counsel to assist the U. S. Attorney of Iowa in the Rhomberg cases, I enclose to you a copy of a letter of this date upon the subject, addressed to the Dist. Attorney of Iowa—and respectfully call your attention to the reasons therein stated for declining to employ special counsel.
Very respectfully, &c.
A. T. Akerman, Attorney General.
declining to employ special counsel