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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Joseph Holt, 18 December 1871

Date: December 18, 1871

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.03559

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Dec. 18, 1871.

Hon. Joseph Holt,

Judge Advocate General.

Sir:

The enclosed paper from the President referes to a case which, according to a memorandum in our pardon records, was referred to you, March 31st, 1871.

The conviction having been by a Court Martial, I therefore this paper to you, with the request that you will communicate with the President upon the subject.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


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