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Title: Amos T. Akerman to L. F. Johnson, 23 February 1871

Date: February 23, 1871

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Feb. 23, 1871.

Mr. L. F. Johnson,

Pass Christian, Miss.

Sir:

On account of absence, your letter of Sept. 1, 1870 was not noticed at the time. Under the rules of this office, I am not at liberty to give opinion upon legal questions, except at the call of the President or Heads of Departments.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


opinion declined


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