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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. G. Palen, 19 August 1871

Date: August 19, 1871

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Aug. 19, 1871.

Hon. J. G. Palen,

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court,

Elizabethtown, Colfax Co.

New Mexico.

Sir:

In answer to your letter of the 9th instant, I have the honor to say that I do not feel at liberty, under the Executive Order of March 31, 1871, a copy of which has been sent you, to accord the leave of absence which you desire.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


leave declined
New Mex


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