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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to George S. Boutwell, 2 June 1869

Date: June 2, 1869

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June 2, 1869.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.

Sir:

I have received your letter of the 24th ult. and the accompanying papers, submitting for my consideration the case of Matthew Engesser, arising under the Internal Revenue laws.

I recommend that it be compromised on the terms proposed, namely, the payment by Engesser of $230, as tax, and of the costs of court. The papers are returned herewith.

Very Resp. &c. &c.

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


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