Title: Amos T. Akerman to B. R. Cowen, 12 September 1871
Date: September 12, 1871
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.03333
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Sept. 12, 1871
Hon. B. R. Cowen,
Acting Secretary of the Interior.
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,
murder of two Indians