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

Date: December 4, 1871

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.02641

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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 communication of November 27, enclosing a list of persons imprisoned in South Carolina, under the authority of the United States, and held in custody at Yorkville on the 24th of that month.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


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