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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Thomas G. W. Cruselle, 13 December 1871

Date: December 13, 1871

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Dec. 13, 1871.

Mr. Thomas G. W. Cruselle,

Atlanta, Geo.

Sir:

I have received your letter of the 22d ultimo.

The officers of the United States having immediate charge of the business of the Court of Claims think that a new trial should be granted in the case.

Accordingly they have made a motion to that end, and I do not think it would be just to the Government for me to dismiss the appeal, or to take any action interfering with the regular course of the law.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman

Attorney General


Case in Court of Claims


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