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Title: Amos T. Akerman to John Angel James Creswell, 11 September 1871

Date: September 11, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03332

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Sept. 11, 1871.

Hon. J. A. J. Creswell,

Postmaster General.


Referring to my letter to you under date of the 24th ult. relative to the escape from jail of the mail-robber Gilmore, I now have the honor to enclose a copy of a letter addressed to this Department, under date of the 8th instant by the Marshal of the United States for the Western District of Missouri upon this subject.

Very respectfully, &c

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

mail robber Gilmore
see pp. 209 219 ante


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