Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to William W. Belknap, 25 November 1869
Date: November 25, 1869
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01085
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Kevin McMullen, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
November 25, 1869.
Hon. Wm. W. Belknap,
Secretary of War.
I have the honor to enclose herewith, for file in your Department, a deed of release from Frank M. Pixley, to the United States, of all his right and title to the Island of Yerba Buena, in the Bay of San Francisco, and also a copy of a letter from him dated October 11, 1869, under cover of which that deed was transmitted to this office.
I am sir, with great respect,
Your obd't serv't,
E. R. Hoar,
deed of release.
Yerba Buena case Cal.