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Title: Amos T. Akerman to George S. Boutwell, 12 December 1871

Date: December 12, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03519

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Dec. 12, 1871.

Hon. George S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.


In pursuance of the request in your letter of the 11th inst., the District Attorney for the District of Columbia has been directed to appear for the defence in the case of Chauncey C. Ryder vs. Columbus Delano, late Commissioner of Internal Revenue.

Very respectfully, &c

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

defence of Mr. Delano


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