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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Columbus Delano, 8 August 1871

Date: August 8, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03260

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Aug. 8, 1871.

Hon. Columbus Delano,

Secretary of the Interior.


In pursuance of your wishes expressed to me orally to-day, I have addressed to Mr. Davis, the U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, a letter, a copy of which is enclosed, directing his appearance for Harriman, in the suits for timber cut on Government lands.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

Harriman's case
see p. 160 ante


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