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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to Columbus Delano, 20 July 1869

Date: July 20, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.00954

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July 20, 1869.

Hon. C. Delano,

Commissioner of Internal Revenue.


I have just received the inclosed telegram from an officer in your Department.

I am not aware that it is a matter with which I have any official connection; and the sending a dispatch to this office without authority, at a charge of $12:29, is not a practice which I wish established.

Very Respectfully,

E. R. Hoar, Attorney General

unauthorized telegrams.


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