Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. P. Southworth, 15 December 1871
Date: December 15, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.02249
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Joshua Ware, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and John Schwaninger
Dec. 15, 1871.
J. P. Southworth Esq.
U. S. Attorney,
I enclosed the copy of a letter from Mr. F. W. Kellogg to Senator Spencer, which he has referred to this Department. Will you report what are the facts of the case, and give your judgment upon the propriety of a direction to nolle pros. the indictment ag't Mr. Kellogg.
A. T. Akerman, Att'y. Gen'l.
F. W. Kellogg, Ala.