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Title: Amos T. Akerman to Edward McPherson, 16 December 1871

Date: December 18, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03554

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Dec. 16, 1871.

Hon. E. McPherson,

Clerk of the House of Representatives.


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your circular letter of the 11th instant, informing me that pursuant to the 7th Sec. of the Act entitled "an Act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for other purposes," approved March 2, 1867, you have selected for the official publication of the treaties, laws, and advertisements therein referred to, the following newspapers in the State of Louisiana, to wit:

The "Grand Era" published at Baton Rouge, in place of the "Intelligencer" published at Monroe; thus making the three (3) official newspapers in that State as follows:

The "Republican" at New Orleans,

The "German Gazette" at New Orleans &

The "Grand Era" at Baton Rouge.

Very resp'lly

A. T. Akerman, Att'y Gen'l.

official newspapers, La.


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