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Title: Amos T. Akerman to John A. Bingham, 11 February 1871

Date: February 11, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01726

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Feb. 11, 1871.

Hon. John A. Bingham,

Chairman of the Judiciary Committee

U.S. House of Representatives.


I enclose herewith to you a copy of a letter received at this office from B. F. Tracy, Esq., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, upon the subject of military aid in enforcing the laws against illicit distillation, and commend the subject to the consideration of your Committee.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

illicit distillation.


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