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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to J. D. Cox, 4 January 1870

Date: January 4, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01139

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January 4, 1870.

Hon. J. D. Cox,

Secretary of the Interior.


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 30th ult. with its enclosures, all relating to an application made on behalf of N. S. Murphy, that certain instructions be given to the U. S. District Attorney for the District of California.

I have to day sent him the requisite instructions, with a copy of your letter, and of the letter of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, to you, relating to the same subject enclosed.

The papers enclosed with your letter to me I herewith return.

If the U. S. Attorney for California should hereafter desire that any of these papers be sent him, I will then give you notice, that the papers he desires may be sent.

Very respectfully, &c.

E. R. Hoar, Attorney General

(Papers acc.)

Case of N. S. Murphy California
see p 190 seq.
Ins. Book A. p 528


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