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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Charles S. Benedict, 15 February 1871

Date: February 15, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01735

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Feb. 15, 1871.

Hon Charles S. Benedict,

U. S. Judge,

Eastern Dist. New York.


I have the honor to enclose herewith a commission appointing Samuel R. Harlow to be Marshal of the United States, for the Eastern District of New York, and to request that you will deliver it to him when he shall have taken the oath, and given the bond required of him by law.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

Commission S. R. Harlow


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