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

Date: April 16, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01328

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April 16, 1870.

Hon. Geo. S. Boutwell,

Secretary of the Treasury.


The enclosed papers relating to the claim of Harlow J. Phelps & Company were referred from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Attorney General by the late President of the United States. As I have been orally informed that no opinion upon the questions of law involved in the claim is desired by you, the papers are herewith respectfully returned.

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.

returning papers in case of claim of H. J. Phelps & co.


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