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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. S. McEwan, 1 December 1871

Date: December 1, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02634

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Dec. 1, 1871.

Lieut. J. S. McEwan,

Fourth Artillery,

Raleigh, N. C.


I have your letter of the 24th ultimo, from Westbrook Township, Sampson Co., and am very much obliged to you for the information which it contains. Since writing before, I have found papers which I suppose were the ones referred to in your previous communication relating to Shotwell.

I have looked over with great interest the copies of the confessions which you sent me. They are of the same sort as those with which I am familiar in South Carolina.

I shall be very glad if you will continue to forward similar papers when they contain any thing of an unusual character.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General

letter &c rec'd (Ku Klux N. C.)


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