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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 16 November 1871

Date: November 16, 1871

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Nov. 16, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request you to issue a Commission appointing Horace H. Harrison Attorney of the United States for the Middle District of Tennessee, in place of R. McPhail Smith suspended—in accordance with the enclosed Executive order.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


Comm'n


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