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Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Amos T. Akerman, 18 October 1871

Date: October 18, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03406

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Oct. 18, 1871.

Hon. A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General,

Yorkville, S. C.

Failing to receive any communication from you since the proclamation of warning was signed, I prepared a proclamation suspending the writ of habeas corpus in the nine counties in South Carolina named in the first, and by direction of the President it was issued yesterday.

B. H. Bristow,

Solicitor General.

concerning Proclamation


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