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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Robert McPhail Smith, 16 November 1871

Date: November 16, 1871

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Nov. 16, 1871.

R. McPhail Smith, U. S. Attorney,

Nashville, Tenn.

Sir: At the request of the bearer, A. B. Williams, Esq. you will procure the release of Eli Hatfield, now under arrest in your District for offences against the laws of the United States.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


release E. Hatfield
Tenn.


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