Title: Amos T. Akerman to George P. Fisher, 11 December 1871
Date: December 11, 1871
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Dec. 11, 1871.
Hon. Geo. P. Fisher,
Washington, D. C.
I enclose the copy of a process and declaration in the suit of Chauncey C. Rider vs. Columbus Delano, in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
The cause of action being for acts done by Mr. Delano as an officer of the Government, to wit Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and in the line of his duty, you will appear for his defence.
You can probably learn from Walter H. Smith, Esq. Ass't Attorney General on duty at the Department of the Interior, all facts necessary for the defence.
A. T. Akerman,
defend C. Delano,