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Title: Amos T. Akerman to George S. Boutwell, 11 May 1871

Date: May 11, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03064

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May 11, 1871.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.


The questions submitted in your letter of the 20th ultimo, touching the construction of the Act of July 14, 1870, "to reduce Internal Taxes, and for other purposes," were referred by me to Mr. Hill, Assistant Attorney General, whose opinion, approved by me, with certain qualifications, I herewith transmit.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

opinion sent


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