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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Columbus Delano, 6 March 1871

Date: March 6, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02943

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March 6, 1871.

Hon. Columbus Delano,

Secretary of the Interior.


The U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia has been directed to appear for the defence in the suit brought by John B. Wright against John N. Craig, which is the subject of your letters of the 25th ultimo, and 4th instant. I advise that Captain Craig enter into personal communication with the District Attorney on the subject.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

defense of J. N. Craig, Dist. Col.


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