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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Lewis Merrill, 4 December 1871

Date: December 4, 1871

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Dec. 4, 1871.

Major Lewis Merrill, U.S. A.

Yorkville, S. C.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 29th ultimo, enclosing warrants for the arrest of James Wm. Avery, now a fugitive from justice.

These papers shall receive prompt attention.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


letter rec'd


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