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Title: Amos T. Akerman to J. G. Palen, 15 April 1871

Date: April 15, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02910

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April 15, 1871.

Hon. J. G. Palen, Chief Justice, &c.

Elizabethtown, Colfax Co. New Mexico.


I have received your letter of the 3d instant, repeating your request for a leave of absence.

On the 22d of March last, I answered your former letter in a communication, of which I enclose a copy.

The decision therein expressed is adhered to.

The action of the Department is in accordance with the Executive order, a copy of which I enclose.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

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