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Title: Amos T. Akerman to George S. Boutwell, 9 November 1870

Date: November 9, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01466

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November 9, 1870.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.


Under Section 4, of an Act to establish the Department of Justice, I referred the question of law presented in your communication of the 4th instant, to the Hon. B. H. Bristow, Solicitor General, whose written opinion, approved by me, is herewith transmitted to you.

Very respectfully,

Your obd't serv't,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

trans. certain opinion


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