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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to J. D. Cox, 12 April 1869

Date: April 12, 1869

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April 12, 1869.

Hon. J. D. Cox,

Secretary of the Interior.

Sir:

In reply to your letter of the 19th inst. touching the question of the eligibility of Gen. E. S. Parker, to the office of Chief of a Bureau of your Department, I have the honor to state that, on the facts presented, I do not perceive that he is disqualified from holding such office, under the Constitution and laws of the United States.

I am sir, with great respect,

Your obedient servant,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


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