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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. P. Southworth, 15 December 1871

Date: December 15, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02249

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Dec. 15, 1871.

J. P. Southworth Esq.

U. S. Attorney,

Mobile, Ala.


I enclosed the copy of a letter from Mr. F. W. Kellogg to Senator Spencer, which he has referred to this Department. Will you report what are the facts of the case, and give your judgment upon the propriety of a direction to nolle pros. the indictment ag't Mr. Kellogg.

Very resplly',

A. T. Akerman, Att'y. Gen'l.

F. W. Kellogg, Ala.


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