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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 6 December 1870

Date: December 6, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01518

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December 6, 1870.

Hon W. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.


The District Attorney of Louisiana has been instructed to defend the officers of the United States, in the proceedings which you apprehend from Mr. Wolfley, referred to in your letter to me, of the first instant.

Very respectfully, &c,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

defend certain U. S. officers


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