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Title: Amos T. Akerman to D. H. Chamberlain, 23 November 1871

Date: November 23, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02610

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Nov. 23, 1871.

D. H. Chamberlain, Esq.

Columbia, S. C.


You are hereby retained as special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina in the trial, at the ensuing terms of the Circuit Court for that District, of persons prosecuted under the Acts of May 31, 1870, and April 21, 1871, known as the "Enforcement Acts."

For this service a reasonable compensation will be paid to you, to be determined by this Department.

You will take and transmit to this Department the oath required by law of District Attorneys.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

Spe. Ass't U.S. Att'y.
S. C.


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