Title: Amos T. Akerman to Robert McPhail Smith, 26 December 1871
Date: December 26, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.02289
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Anthony Dreesen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Dec. 26, 1871.
R. McPhail Smith, Esq.
U. S. Attorney,
I think it proper that the nomination of your successor should be sent to the Senate at the termination of the recess on the 8th of January; and your resignation will be then considered as tendered, to take effect upon the confirmation of your successor.
A. T. Akerman,