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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Gamage & Cooke, 13 July 1870

Date: July 13, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01415

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July 13, 1870.

Messrs. Gamage & Cooke,

Philadelphia, Penn.


I have received yours of the 9th inst. in which you offer to aid in the arrest of J. F. Bailey. Your enclosed letter to Mr. Fish not being respectful to him, I must decline to deliver it. You can gratify your praiseworthy wish to have a criminal arrested and punished, by communicating the information which you possess to the District Attorney or Marshal of the Southern District of New York.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman

Attorney General

Criminal arrest case.


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