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Title: Amos T. Akerman to George P. Fisher, 21 December 1871

Date: December 21, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02283

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Dec. 21, 1871.

Hon. George P. Fisher,

U. S. Attorney,

Washington, D. C.


In view of the state of the funds under the control of this Department for defraying the expenses of the Courts, I do not feel at liberty to direct the continuance of the employment of Mr. A. B. Williams, as requested in your letter of the 6th instant.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

A. B. Williams non-employed


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