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Amos T. Akerman to Columbus Delano, 24 January 1871

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January 24, 1871. Hon. Columbus Delano. Secretary of the Interior. Sir: I send you a copy of the response of the U. S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York to a communication from this office, acquainting him with the complaints of Mr. Robert Avery, that there was remissness in the prosecution of Edward L. Patrick for a violation of the Pension Laws. Mr. Averys​ complaint having been transmitted through you, it is proper that you should be informed of the answer of Mr. Dorsheimer. Very respectfully, &c, A. T. Akerman, Attorney General.
answer to complaint of Robt. Avery, &c.
see Ins. B'l B pp 20.-3
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