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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Luke P. Poland, 21 August 1871

Date: August 21, 1871

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Location: National Archives and Records Administration

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03292

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Aug. 21, 1871.

Hon. Luke P. Poland,

Saratoga Springs, New York

Sir:

Your letter of the 17th instant, recommending Mr. John Watts as U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, has been received.

That office is not vacant. Should it become so, it will give me pleasure to consider the claims of the gentleman whom you recommend.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


recommendation to certain office New Mex


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