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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 18 March 1871

Date: March 18, 1871

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March 18, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish.

Secretary of the State

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request you to issue a commission appointing Walter H. Smith to be Assistant Attorney General of the United States, agreeably to the enclosed resolution of the Senate.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Commission


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