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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to A. L. Kerr, 28 June 1869

Date: June 28, 1869

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Concord, June 28, 1869.

A. L. Kerr, Esq.

Dear Sir:

I have received your letter informing me of your intention to resign your position as Clerk in the Attorney General's Department on the first of September next, instead of the first of August, as you at one time proposed.

Though I agree with you in the opinion that it would be for your own interest to engage in some other permanent employment, your services in the office have been so entirely satisfactory that it will be perfectly agreeable to me to have you defer your resignation to the later time which you mention.

I hope I shall be able to find some one as faithful and attentive to take your place; and with the assurance of my personal good wishes,

am, very truly yours,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


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