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Title: Amos T. Akerman to B. F. Butler, 13 July 1870

Date: July 13, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01414

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July 13, 1870.

Hon. B. F. Butler,

House of Representatives.


I have received your letter of the 12th inst. asking for a copy of the Opinion of the Attorney General in the case of R. W. Gibbes, given to the Secretary of State. I have asked the Secretary of State whether he has any objection to my sending you a copy of the opinion. If he has none, I will have it immediately copied and sent to you.

Very respectfully, your obd't serv't

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General

request for opinion in Gibbes's case.


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