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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 15 December 1871

Date: December 15, 1871

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Dec. 15, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I am directed by the President to request you to issue a commission (agreeably to the enclosed resolution of the Senate,) appointing George Andrews to the office of Attorney of the United States for the Eastern District of Tennessee; George C. Bates to the office of Attorney of the U.S. for the Territory of Utah; and James Neville to the office of Attorney of the U.S. for the District of Nebraska.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


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