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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Columbus Delano, 16 August 1871

Date: August 16, 1871

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Aug. 16, 1871.

Hon. C. Delano,

Secretary of the Interior.

Sir:

I herewith transmit a copy of a letter from R. McP. Smith, Esq., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, in reference to a pension claim of A. E. Garrett, supposed to be fraudulent; and I have the honor to request that the certified copy of Garrett's affidavit which the District Attorney requests, may be furnished to him.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


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