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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Robert H. Knox, 7 March 1871

Date: March 7, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01763

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March 7, 1871.

Mr. Robert H. Knox,

Montgomery, Ala.


I have received your letter of the first instant, and also a letter from the District Attorney upon the same subject.

I have directed the District Attorney not to institute proceedings, until he shall receive a different direction, against persons not holding office, who have been relieved by Act of Congress, under the circumstances referred to in your letter.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

proceedings suspended


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