Title: W. A. Field to George S. Boutwell, 30 June 1869
Date: June 30, 1869
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.01949
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June 30, 1869
Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell
Secretary of the Treasury
The following telegram has just been received from the U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of New York:
New York, June 30, 1869—We have captured the McCool, John Chase, and Mabey, three of the expedition's tugs, with men, arms, and ammunition on board. The expedition is wholly broken up.
Signed F. C. Barlow.
W. A. Field,
Acting Attorney General.