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Title: Amos T. Akerman to John Tyler, Jr., 14 December 1871

Date: December 14, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02666

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Dec. 14, 1871.

John Tyler, Jr. Esq.

Tallahassee, Fla.


I have received your letter of the 2d instant, and also the enclosed copies of the Sentinel. I read with interest a considerable portion of the exposition, and of your letter to Mr. Cave.

I do not know that it will be possible to dispose of the vacant place in Southern Florida as some of your friends desire. The gentlemen who represent that State seem to favor another appointment, without, however, having expressed themselves adversely to you. The matter is under examination, and the suggestions that have been made concerning yourself will be respectfully considered in this Department.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

vacant place (office) in So. Florida


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