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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to George S. Boutwell, 16 April 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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