Title: William M. Evarts to William H. Seward, 18 February 1869
Date: February 18, 1869
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.00796
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Feb. 18, 1869.
Hon. W. H. Seward,
Secretary of State.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letters of the 3d and 13th inst's. enclosing communications from the British minister, relative to the alleged imprisonment & murder of Cap. Geo. Parker, a British subject, at Augusta Arkansas.
I have caused instructions, (a copy of which is herewith enclosed,) to be sent to the attorney & Marshal of the U. S. for that Dist., for a speedy & thorough investigation of all the facts of the case—& will transmit to you the Reports of those officers as soon as they shall be received.
I am, sir, most respectfully, &c
Wm. M. Evarts,
murder of Capt. Geo. Parker