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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Hamilton Fish, 25 November 1871

Date: November 25, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03500

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Nov. 25, 1871.

Hon. Hamilton Fish,

Secretary of State.


Referring to your letter of the 13th instant, enclosing the copy of a note from Mr. Pakenham, the Chargé D'Affaires, of Great Britain, relative to the arrest of Robert Latham by the U.S. Military authorities in South Carolina, I have the honor of herewith transmitting to you the copy of a letter on that subject, from D. T. Corbin, Esq., U.S. District Attorney for South Carolina.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

case of Robt. Latham
S. C.


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