In Whitman's Hand

Scribal Documents

About this Item

Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to John A. Rawlins, 25 May 1869

Date: May 25, 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.00943

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Kevin McMullen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar



page image
image 1

May 25, 1869.

Hon. Jno. A. Rawlins,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 20th inst. with its enclosure relative to the alleged intention of the people of Coeyman's to sue out an injunction against the further prosecution of the Hudson River Improvement, and requesting that the U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York be instructed to assume charge of the interests of the United States in any proceedings which may be instituted.

I have issued the desired instructions to that officer.

Very Respectfully, &c. &c.

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


Comments?

Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Ed Folsom & Kenneth M. Price, editors.