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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to Henry Williams, 20 April 1870

Date: April 20, 1870

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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01333

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April 20, 1870.

Henry Williams, Esq.

Counsellor at Law.

Savannah, Geo.

Sir:

Since my letter of the 18th inst. yours of the 17th inst. has been received. I shall desire to have the picture made as you propose. The size of the canvas which I mentioned will be preferable, as it corresponds with most of the other pictures in the office.

You are authorized to contract with the artist for the picture without a frame at the cost of one hundred and fifty dollars. Whenever the picture is sent, with the bill, I will remit the money.

Very truly yours,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


Judge Berrien's picture
see p. 282 ante


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