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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William H. Hooper, 13 December 1871

Date: December 13, 1871

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Dec. 13, 1871.

Hon. W. H. Hooper,

House of Representatives.

Sir:

I have received your letter of the 5th instant, with the enclosed draft of a bill to allow writs of error to the Supreme Court of the United States from the Supreme Courts of the Territories.

I do not feel at liberty to express any opinion upon the merits of your proposed bill.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


certain proposed bill.


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