Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to Schuyler Colfax, 10 January 1870
Date: January 10, 1870
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.01150
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Vanessa Steinroetter, John Schwaninger, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
January 10, 1870.
Hon. Schuyler Colfax,
President of the Senate.
Pursuant to a resolution of the Senate of the United States, passed December 22, 1869, I herewith enclose a copy of the opinion of the Attorney General of July 29, 1869, relating to our National Cemeteries in the lately rebellious States, and on the question of acquiring exclusive jurisdiction by the United States over lands obtained for that purpose.
E. R. Hoar,
Enc. opin. on title to national cemeteries south.