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Title: Amos T. Akerman to John A. Minnis, 13 December 1871

Date: December 13, 1871

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.02240

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Dec. 13, 1871.

John A. Minnis, Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

Montgomery, Ala.


I have received your letter of the 1st instant. Will you state distinctly whom you would recommend as your assistant in the Ku Klux prosecutions, in each of your Districts, and also indicate with some precision the compensation that will be required?

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

additional assistance Ala.


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