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Title: Amos T. Akerman to B. R. Cowen, 12 September 1871

Date: September 12, 1871

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Sept. 12, 1871

Hon. B. R. Cowen,

Acting Secretary of the Interior.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 7th inst. on the subject of a supposed murder of two Indians, near Alexandria, Minnesota, and to enclose a copy of my letter of instructions to the U.S. Attorney for Minnesota in relation thereto.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


murder of two Indians


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