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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to George S. Boutwell, 10 March 1870

Date: March 10, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01251

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March 10, 1870.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury,


In the case of Hiram Barney, late Collector of the Port of New York, Plaintiff in Error, vs. C. F. Schmeider, et al. No. 70, December term, 1869, Supreme Court of the United States, that Court has reversed the judgment of the Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York, and ordered a new trial.

A copy of the brief for the plaintiff in error is enclosed.

Very respectfully,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


Case of Hiram Barney before Sup. Court.


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