Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 6 December 1870
Date: December 6, 1870
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01518
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Joshua Ware, Kevin McMullen, and John Schwaninger
December 6, 1870.
Hon W. W. Belknap,
Secretary of War.
The District Attorney of Louisiana has been instructed to defend the officers of the United States, in the proceedings which you apprehend from Mr. Wolfley, referred to in your letter to me, of the first instant.
Very respectfully, &c,
A. T. Akerman,
defend certain U. S. officers