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Title: Amos T. Akerman to L. D. Shoemaker, 21 December 1871

Date: December 21, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: nar.03576

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Dec. 21, 1871.

Hon. L. D. Shoemaker,

H. of R,

Washington, D.C.

Sir: After a careful examination of the case of Richard Barrett for whom you have so earnestly urged an application for pardon, I feel bound to decline recommending one at present.

Very respectfully,

A. T. Akerman,

Attorney General.

pardon case R. Barrett


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