Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 1 August 1871
Date: August 1, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.03245
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
August 1, 1871.
Hon. Hamilton Fish,
Secretary of State.
In accordance with the communication in your letter of the 29th ult., I authorize the allowance of a salary of Fifteen hundred dollars ($1500) a year, for a third translator from the appropriation for expenses in defending claims against the United States before the Joint Commission under the convention with Mexico.
The translator whose compensation is thus authorized may be selected by yourself, or, if you prefer, by Mr. Ashton.
Very respectfully, &c. &c.
A. T. Akerman,
assenting to appt. of certain translator, &c.