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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. H. Saville, 22 October 1870

Date: October 22, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01439

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October 22, 1870.

J. H. Saville, Esq.

Chief Clerk, &c. Treasury Dept.

Washington, D. C.


Understanding that you act as Superintendent of the Treasury Building I inform you that six rooms in addition to those now used by the Department of Justice are needed to accomodate the officers and clerks of the Department, and I will be obliged to you if you will furnish them as soon as practicable, either in the Treasury Building, or in some other building in the vicinity of the same, according to the provisions of section 13 of the Act to establish the Department of Justice, approved June 22, 1870, (Pamph't Laws, p. 164.)

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

Additional rooms required


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