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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. R. Beckwith, 9 November 1871

Date: November 9, 1871

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Nov. 9, 1871.

J. R. Beckwith Esq.

U.S. Attorney,

New Orleans, La.

Sir:

I have received your letter of the 2d inst. signifying your inability to represent the United States in the case of the cities of New Orleans and Baltimore vs. The United States, and recommending that Mr. William Grant be employed to represent the Government. In pursuance of your suggestion, a commission for Mr. Grant is herewith enclosed, which you will deliver to him.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Wm Grant employed
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