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Title: Amos T. Akerman to the President [Ulysses S. Grant], 18 August 1871

Date: August 18, 1871

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Aug. 18, 1871.

To the President.

Sir: In pursuance of the wishes expressed in Gen. Porter's letters of the 10th and 15th insts, the sum of $5000 has been turned over to Col. Whitely, for use in the detection and prosecution of crimes against the United States, in New York.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman, Attorney Gen'l


$5000 to Col. Whitely, N. Y.


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