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Akerman, Amos Tappan, 1821 - 1880


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Amos T. Akerman letter to Rebecca Latimer (Mrs. William H.) Felton

Identifier: 1978-0022M
Scope and Contents Letter written from Bartow County, Georgia, to Washington, D. C., about the North-Eastern Railroad scandal when Governor Alfred H. Colquitt endorsed their bonds in compliance with law but was accused of corrupt alliance with businessmen. Involved also was J. W. Murphy, Treasurer's Clerk, who was hired by the Atlanta Rolling Mill, which furnished iron for the railroad, to support their interest, as was Honorable B. H. Hill. William Goodnow, manager of a rival rolling mill, intimated that...
Dates: 1878