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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to Elihu B. Washburne, 11 March 1869

Date: March 11, 1869

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March 11, 1869.

Hon. Elihu B. Washburne,

Secretary of State.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of my commission as Attorney General of the United States, and to inform you that I am a native of Massachusetts. I herewith enclose my oath of allegiance, duly executed.

I have the honor to be,

your obedient serv't.

Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar.

Attorney General.


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