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Title: Amos T. Akerman to W. W. Belknap, 30 August 1871

Date: August 30, 1871

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Aug. 30, 1871.

Hon. W. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.

Sir: Your letter of the 29th inst. enclosing papers pertaining to a claim by E.[J?]. Rowland, supposed to be fraudulent, has been received—and I have the honor to inform you that I have transmitted the papers to the District Attorney of the Northern District of New York, in which the offence seems to have been perpetrated, with instructions to institute a prosecution.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


fraud of E.[J?]. Rowland
No. N. Y.


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