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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 29 August 1871

Date: August 29, 1871

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Aug. 29, 1871.

Hon. W. W. Belknap.

Secretary of War.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of a letter from the War Department, of the date of the 26th instant, in reference to the bond of the city of Duluth, and to inform you that I have transmitted copies of the same, and of the enclosed Report of the Chief of Engineers, to the U.S. District Attorney for Minnesota, and to Mr. Carpenter, as suggested in the letter of your Chief Clerk.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Duluth canal.


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