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Amos T. Akerman to Robert H. Knox, 7 March 1871

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March 7, 1871. Mr. Robert H. Knox, Montgomery, Ala. Sir: I have received your letter of the first instant, and also a letter from the District Attorney upon the same subject. I have directed the District Attorney not to institute proceedings, until he shall receive a different direction, against persons not holding office, who have been relieved by Act of Congress, under the circumstances referred to in your letter. Very respectfully, A. T. Akerman, Attorney General.
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