Title: Amos T. Akerman to R. N. Baskin, 20 December 1871
Date: December 20, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.02271
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Anthony Dreesen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Dec. 20, 1871.
R. N. Baskin, Esq.
Salt Lake City, Utah.
You are hereby retained as special Assistant to the District Attorney of the United States for Utah in the trials of the criminal cases against Brigham Young, now pending in that Territory.
For this service, you will be paid a reasonable compensation, to be determined by this Department.
You will take, and transmit to this Department, the oath required of District Attorneys.
A. T. Akerman,
Special U. S. Counsel
see p 105 ante