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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Columbus Delano, 31 March 1871

Date: March 31, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.02992

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March 31, 1871.

Hon. C. Delano,

Secretary of the Interior.


The enclosed communication has been referred by the President to this office.

As the subject to which it refers to wit, that of United states prisoners in Penitentiaries, is under the control of your Department, I transmit it for such action as you may deem proper in the premises.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

U.S. prisoners &c.


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