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Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 12 January 1871

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January 12, 1871. Hon. Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State. Sir: The Hon. James R. Partridge, who is about to start for Texas and Mexico, on confidential public business, with the nature of which you are acquainted, desires that you will furnish him with a letter to the Governor of Texas, requesting that officer to aid him in the business on which he is sent. If such a letter be in accordance with the usage of the Department of State, you will oblige me by furnishing it. Very resp'lly, &c. A. T. Akerman, Attorney General.
furnish letter to Mr. Partridge
see p. 572 seq.
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