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Title: Amos T. Akerman to George S. Boutwell, 2 August 1871

Date: August 2, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03246

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Aug. 2, 1871.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.


In order that certain advances heretofore made for court expenses may be transferred to the proper accounts, I have the honor to request that you will cause a warrant to be drawn against the appropriation for "defraying the expenses of the Courts of the United States" for 1872, in favor of the following named U.S. Marshals, and debited to them. Also that a counter warrant covering said sums to the credit of the appropriation "for defraying the expenses of the Courts of the United States for 1871," and to the credit of said Marshals in their accounts under it—viz:

L. E. Johnson, S. Carolina, July term$ 9,5000
A. S. Gray, Westn Dist. Va. Fall7544
E. S. Kearney, Washn T'y " 10,000
Jno. Pratt, N. Mexico, July term5,533
S. P. Ennis, E. Dist. Tenn " 18,000

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

certain Warrant & counter warrant.


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