Title: Amos T. Akerman to John H. Caldwell, 28 November 1871
Date: November 28, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.02626
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Anthony Dreesen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Nov. 28, 1871.
John H. Caldwell, Esq.
On the subject of your acc't for seventy five dollars, in addition to the amount previously paid you, under your employment by this Department, I have to say that I do not feel at liberty to direct the payment of the additional seventy five dollars. In your original engagement the time of service and amount of compensation were fixed; and the condition of the funds of this Department permits no excess over the compensation originally contracted for.
A. T. Akerman,