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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Alexander Rives, 16 February 1871

Date: February 16, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01738

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Feb. 16, 1871.

Hon. Alexander Rives,

U. S. Judge,

W. Dist. Virginia.


I have the honor to enclose herewith a commission appointing A. S. Gray to be Marshal of the United States for the Western District of Virginia—and to request that you will be pleased to hand it to him upon his giving the bond, and taking the oath required by law.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.



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