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Title: Amos T. Akerman to M. T. Patrick, 9 November 1871

Date: November 9, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02146

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Nov. 9, 1871.

M. T. Patrick, Esq. U. S. Marshal,

Salt Lake City, Utah.


I am directed by the President to say that after consideration of the application for pardon in the case of Wm. Knorr who has been found guilty in your Territory of "removing from postage stamps the canceling or defacing marks thereon with intent to use the same a second time," he declines to grant a pardon.

You will therefore proceed at once to execute the sentence as far as it is incumbent on you to do so.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

Wm. Knorr.


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