Title: Amos T. Akerman to William Penn Clark, 28 November 1871
Date: November 28, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.02628
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Nov. 28, 1871.
Wm. Penn. Clark, Esq.
No. 525 13th street, N. W.
Washington, D. C.
In answer to your letters of August 3d and Nov. 25th, 1871, I have to say that the papers transmitted in the case of John Murphy, alias Matthew Lauman, for whom a pardon is asked for the offence of passing counterfeit money, do not show such facts as justify me in recommending to the President a remission of the sentence.
A. T. Akerman,