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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to William W. Belknap, 10 June 1870

Date: June 10, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: nar.01369

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June 10, 1870.

Hon. Wm. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.


I have the honor to enclose herewith copies of letters addressed by me, to Hon. Henry A. Wise and J. S. Wise, of Richmond, Va., and of the respective replies, relative to the employment of counsel by the War Department on behalf of the defendant, in the prosecution against private James Madison of the 5th U. S. Cavalry, for murder, at Lynchburg, Va.

Very respectfully,

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.

(5 copies enc.)

Jas. Madison's murder case
see pp. 337 338 342 ante.


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