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Title: Amos T. Akerman to John A. Minnis, 20 December 1871

Date: December 20, 1871

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Dec. 20, 1871.

John A. Minnis, Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

Montgomery, Ala

Sir:

I acknowledge the receipt of your letter to the President of the 12th instant, on the subject of the Ku Klux outrages, &c. which the President has referred to me. As the communication does not seem to require any specific action, no further answer is necessary.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney Gen'l.


letter acknowledged


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