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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. R. Breckwith, 23 November 1871

Date: November 23, 1871

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Nov. 23, 1871.

J. R. Beckwith, Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

New Orleans, La.

Sir:

A copy of your letter of the 18th ultimo in relation to the Government wharf in New Orleans, was transmitted to the War Department, and in reply I have received from that Department copies of certain papers on file there which contain the information requested by you—and I herewith transmit them.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


U. S. wharf.
New Orleans


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