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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to J. D. Cox, 10 November 1869

Date: November 10, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01074

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November 10, 1869.

Hon. J. D. Cox,

Secretary of the Interior.


I have the honor to transmit herewith a letter from the U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, asking instructions from this Office in relation to canceling a patent alleged to have been obtained by mistake or fraud in the Patent Office. This letter is referred to you, with the request that you will give such directions or suggestions in the premises to the District Attorney as you may deem proper—and he has been so informed.

Very Resp. your obd't. serv't,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.

Cancelling certain patent.


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