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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 14 August 1871

Date: August 14, 1871

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Aug. 14, 1871.

Hon. Wm. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

In pursuance of the request in your letter of the 11th instant, the U.S. Attorney for New Mexico has been directed, both by mail and telegraph, to defend Lieut. Price in the Territorial Court, against the charge of murder.

Yours very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Lieut Price U.S. A.
New Mexico.


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