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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William Grant, 9 November 1871

Date: November 9, 1871

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Nov. 9, 1871.

William Grant, Esq.

New Orleans, La.

Sir:

You are hereby employed as assistant to the District Attorney of the U. S. for Louisiana in the case of the cities of New Orleans and Baltimore vs. The United States, in the U. S. Court for Louisiana.

For this service you will receive a reasonable compensation, to be determined by this Department.

The District Attorney will acquaint you with the reasons why he cannot take charge of the case in person.

You will take and transmit to this office the oath required of District Attorneys.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Wm. Grant La. app't'd.
Ins. B'k C. 24.


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