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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 11 August 1871

Date: August 11, 1871

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Aug. 11, 1871.

Hon. Wm. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.


In pursuance of the request in your letter of the 8th instant, I have directed the District Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee to appear in the defence of Maynard, who is prosecuted in a Court of that State for acts done in the discharge of his duty while in the Union army.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

defend Maynard


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