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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. R. West, 5 August 1871

Date: August 5, 1871

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August 5, 1871.

J. R. West,

New Orleans, Lou.

I know nothing of any such scheme and shall not interfere with the convention. Is there any danger of violence in New Orleans next Monday or Wednesday?

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General

ch'ge


Tel. official
see Ins. B'k B. p 569


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