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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Job B. Overbury, 4 March 1871

Date: March 4, 1871

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March 4, 1871.

Mr. Job B. Overbury,

Granville, Co.

N. C.

Sir:

Your letter of the 24th ult. has been received. I do not understand whether the cases to which you refer are those between private parties only, or those to which the Government is a party. If the latter, you should apply to the U. S. District Attorney. If the former, I have no right to give official advice upon the subject.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Certain cases N. C.


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