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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 22 August 1871

Date: August 22, 1871

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Aug. 22, 1871.

Hon. Wm. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

In consequence of the information transmitted in your letter of the 19th inst. the District Attorney for Kentucky has been directed to dismiss any proceedings which he may have instituted against J. Allen Porter, for criminal connection with the fraudulent practices of B. F. Wayne.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


directions sent
Ky.


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