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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. H. Standish, 26 December 1871

Date: December 26, 1871

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Dec. 26, 1871.

J. H. Standish, Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

Grand Rapids, Mich.

Sir:

The letter of Standish and Ballard of the 4th instant, was received.

After communication with the Secretary of the Interior, neither he nor I feel at liberty to pay for the professional services in behalf of the Register and Receiver of the Land Office at Ionia, Mich. more than the sum indicated in my last letter to wit, Eight hundred dollars, ($800) by the Interior Department, and Four hundred dollars, ($400) by the Department of Justice. And if you will make out accounts against those Departments for those sums respectively, properly receipted, they will be promptly paid.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


acct. $800 & $400


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