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Title: Amos T. Akerman to M. H. Carpenter, 20 December 1871

Date: December 20, 1871

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Dec. 20, 1871.

Hon. M. H. Carpenter,

U.S. Senate.

Sir:

I am not aware of any intention to move to advance the case of the barque "Mary Merritt."

If it should become proper to make such a motion while I am in office, I will see that you have notice.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.


"Mary Merritt" case


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