Title: Amos T. Akerman to the President [Ulysses S. Grant], 18 August 1871
Date: August 18, 1871
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.03284
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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.
A. T. Akerman, Attorney Gen'l
$5000 to Col. Whitely, N. Y.