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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 31 October 1871

Date: October 31, 1871

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Oct. 31, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 30th instant, enclosing therein the receipted account of James P. Newcomb, Esq. for $101, for expenses incurred in obtaining the deposition of Capt. James Speed; and to inform you that a draft for the amount thereof has been sent by this day's mail to Mr. Newcomb, of Austin, Texas.

Very respectfully,

A. J. Falls,

Chief Clerk.


J. P. Newcomb's acc't. $101 paid


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