Title: Amos T. Akerman to William J. Nicholls, 5 December 1870
Date: December 5, 1870
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01509
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Joshua Ware, Kevin McMullen, and John Schwaninger
December 5, 1870.
Wm. J. Nichols, Esq.
I have received yours of the 29th ultimo, requesting a return of your application for the U. S. Marshalship of Maryland, and the accompanying papers on file in this Department.—It is not the usage of this Department to return such papers to the parties, unless some extraordinary reason is shown.
Very respectfully, &c,
A. T. Akerman,
declining return of papers.