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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to J. D. Cox, 12 April 1869

Date: April 12, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00870

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April 12, 1869.

Hon. J. D. Cox,

Secretary of the Interior.


In reply to your letter of the 19th inst. touching the question of the eligibility of Gen. E. S. Parker, to the office of Chief of a Bureau of your Department, I have the honor to state that, on the facts presented, I do not perceive that he is disqualified from holding such office, under the Constitution and laws of the United States.

I am sir, with great respect,

Your obedient servant,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.

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