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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Ulysses S. Grant, 11 February 1871

Date: February 11, 1871

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Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01714

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Feb. 11, 1871.

The President,

Sir:

The enclosed application of Mr. Haskins for a military cadetship for his son, has been referred to me by your order. I think that this reference must have been made by mistake, as this Department has no connection with such appointments; and therefore I respectfully return the application.

With great respect, I am, Sir,

Your obd't serv't,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


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