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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 24 August 1871

Date: August 24, 1871

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Aug. 24, 1871.

Hon. W. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

In answer to your letter of the 18th instant, I have the honor to say that in view of the value of the property, and the labor of investigating titles, I think that the account of the United States District Attorney for services in examining titles to lands in Omaha, which was enclosed in your letter, and which I return, is reasonable and just.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


acct of U.S. Att'y
Omaha.


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