Title: Amos T. Akerman to Alexander Rives, 16 February 1871
Date: February 16, 1871
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01737
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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