Title: William M. Evarts to Gideon Welles, 27 February 1869
Date: February 27, 1869
Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.00818
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Kevin McMullen, and John Schwaninger
Feb. 27, 1869.
Hon. Gideon Welles,
Sec. of the Navy.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th inst. requesting my opinion upon the propriety of a bill presented to your Dept. by John McKeon, Esq. formerly U. S. Attorney at New York.
I have examined the bill and statement of Mr. McKeon, and return them herewith, with the endorsement of my opinion thereon.
Very resp. yours,
Wm M. Evarts,
Bill of John McKeon