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Title: Amos T. Akerman to D. T. Corbin, 14 November 1871

Date: November 14, 1871

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Nov. 14, 1871.

D. T. Corbin, Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

Columbia, S. C.


I herewith transmit the copy of a communication to the Secretary of State from Mr. Pakenham, Chargé d'Affaires of Great Britain, relative to the arrest, on the 21st ultimo, of Robert Latham, said to be a British subject, by the U. S. authorities in Union County, S. C., and request that you will immediately make inquiry, and report the facts of the case.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

alleged British subject arrested S. C.


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