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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Samuel Hepburn, Jr., 18 October 1870

Date: October 18, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01433

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October 18, 1870.

Samuel Hepburn, Jr. Esq.

Carlisle, Penn.


You are hereby retained by this Department as a special Assistant to the U. S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, to take charge of the defence of Lieut. Wm. T. Cain, 3d U. S. Cavalry, recently indicted in Carlisle, Pa. for assault and battery,—upon your taking the oath required by law to be taken by the District Attorneys of the United States.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

retained as special ass't. to U. S. Atty to defend Lieut. Cain, U. S.A.
see p 443 seq.
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