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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to John H. Howe, 5 April 1870

Date: April 5, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01305

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April 5, 1870.

Hon. J. H. Howe,

Chief Justice Wyoming Territory,



Your letter of the 28th ult., in which you request the approval of your coming to Washington, has been received. I am instructed to say that the President cannot give his approval to your absence from the Territory for the purpose indicated.

Very respectfully,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.

leave of absence declined


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