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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 12 November 1870

Date: November 12, 1870

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November 12, 1870.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request you to issue a Commission appointing James R. Beckwith to be Attorney of the United States for the District of Louisiana, in the place of A. B. Long, deceased.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Commission of J. R. Beckwith as U. S. Atty. Louisiana


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