In Whitman's Hand

Scribal Documents

About this Item

Title: Amos T. Akerman to John H. Hunter, 31 March 1871

Date: March 31, 1871

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02097

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Joshua Ware, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Melanie Krupa



page image
image 1

March 31, 1871.

Rev. John H. Hunter,

Galveston, Texas.

Sir: I have received your letter of the 19th instant.

The subject of purchasing lands for public uses belongs entirely to Congress, and this Department has no control over it. Therefore I suggest that you lay your views before some member of Congress.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Ackerman,

Attorney General.


purchasing public lands.


Comments?

Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Ed Folsom & Kenneth M. Price, editors.