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Title: Amos T. Akerman to R. B. Rutherford, 6 December 1871

Date: December 6, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02648

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Dec. 6, 1871.

R. B. Rutherford, Esq.

Mattoon, Illinois.


This Department has no control over the matter of soldiers' discharges, whic is the subject of your letter of the 30th ultimo,—and I suggest that your application be made to the War Department.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

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