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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to George S. Boutwell, 25 February 1870

Date: February 25, 1870

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February 25, 1870.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury

Sir:

I have the honor to request that you will issue a warrant on the Treasurer of the United States in favor of Bushrod Birch, Esq. Disbursing Clerk, Treasury Department, for the sum of Fifteen hundred dollars, ($1500:) and charge the same to the appropriation for "legal assistance and other necessary expenditures in the disposal of private land claims in California.

Very respectfully,

your obedient servant,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


Requisition for $1500


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