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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Alexander Rives, 16 February 1871

Date: February 16, 1871

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Feb. 16, 1871.

Hon. Alexander Rives, U. S. Judge,

Western Dist. Virginia.

Sir: I have the honor to enclose herewith a commission appointing you to be District Judge of the United States for the Western Dist. of Virginia.

You will be pleased to transmit a copy of your official oath to this Department.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman, Attorney Gen'l


Commission


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