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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to George S. Boutwell, 16 April 1870

Date: April 16, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01326

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April 16, 1870.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.


Referring to your letter of the 31st ultimo, relative to the case of W. H. Lyons, indicted at Norfolk, Va, for smuggling from the steamer "Ocean Bird," I have the honor to transmit herewith a letter from the U. S. Attorney for Virginia, of the 15th inst., to whom your communication with its enclosures was referred.

I will thank you to return Mr. Beach's letter, when done with.

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General


case of W. H. Lyons, Norfolk, Va.


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