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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 13 December 1870

Date: December 13, 1870

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01541

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December 13, 1870.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request you to issue a commission appointing Charles D. Drake to the office of Chief Justice of the Court of Claims, agreeably to the enclosed Resolution of the Senate.

I am, Sir, very respectfully, &c,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Commission Judge C. D. Drake


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