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Title: William M. Evarts to Ulysses S. Grant, 3 March 1869

Date: March 3, 1869

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Location: National Archives and Records Administration

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March 3, 1869.

To the President.

Sir:

I beg leave respectfully to resign the office of Attorney General of the United States, such resignation to take effect with the expiration of the present Presidential term.

I have the honor to be,

with great respect,

your ob't serv't.

Wm. M. Evarts.


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