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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Robert McPhail Smith, 26 December 1871

Date: December 26, 1871

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Dec. 26, 1871.

R. McPhail Smith, Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

Nashville, Tenn.

Sir:

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.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


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