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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 17 January 1871

Date: January 17, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01643

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January 17, 1871.

Hon. W. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.


In accordance with the request in your letter of to-day, I return to you your letter of the 13th instant, and its enclosures, relating to a supposed crime by Thaddeus Roberts. No action had been taken by this Department in the matter.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

Thad. Roberts's case.


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