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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Thomas G. Newman, 14 February 1871

Date: February 14, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01731

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Feb. 14, 1871.

Thos. G. Newman, Esq.

Fox Lake, Lodge Co.



I have received your letter of the 3d instant, asking for information as to how to proceed to obtain a copy of your discharge papers, the original having been lost; and inform you that it has been referred to the Secretary of War—the subject being one with which I have no connection, and he being the proper officer to whom your application should have been made.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

letter referred.


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