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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to George S. Boutwell, 16 April 1870

Date: April 16, 1870

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April 16, 1870.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.

Sir:

Referring to your letter of the 31st ultimo, relative to the case of W. H. Lyons, indicted at Norfolk, Va, for smuggling from the steamer "Ocean Bird," I have the honor to transmit herewith a letter from the U. S. Attorney for Virginia, of the 15th inst., to whom your communication with its enclosures was referred.

I will thank you to return Mr. Beach's letter, when done with.

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General

(enc.)


case of W. H. Lyons, Norfolk, Va.


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