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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William T. Sherman, 18 July 1870

Date: July 18, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01416

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July 18, 1870.

General W. T. Sherman, U.S.A.


I have the honor to send enclosed herewith an original letter from Warren Cowles, Esq. dated July 11, inst. relating to the indictment against Wm. Barry, for the murder of Capt. W. D. Spear, of the British Army—and have to request that 1st Lieutenant P. W. Horrigan be ordered to attend as a witness in the cases at Vermillion, Dakota Territory, on the 4th Monday of October next, and to report there and then to the Attorney of the United States.

Please return the enclosed paper when you have done with it

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

(letter enc.)

Department of Justice.
Case of Wm. Barry for murder of Capt. Spear (Dakota)
See p 274 ante
see Ins Book A.
pp 104 267 581


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