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Title: Amos T. Akerman to R. W. Taylor, 15 February 1871

Date: February 15, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01736

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Feb. 15, 1871.

Hon. R. W. Taylor,

1st Comptroller of the Treasury.


I enclose herewith a copy of my Opinion of the 21st ultimo, as to the appellate jurisdiction of the Department of Justice in the matter of the accounts of Marshals, Attorneys, Clerks, and Commissioners of the Courts of the United States.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

Opinion sent


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