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WILLIAM EVARTS. ALS: "Wm. M. Evarts", 2¼ p, 5¼x8¼. New York, 1874 June 3. To A. L. Johnson. In full: "I enclose to you a letter in which Mr.

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Condition: lightly creased, otherwise fine condition
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WILLIAM EVARTS. ALS: "Wm. M. Evarts", 2¼ p, 5¼x8¼. New York, 1874 June 3. To A. L. Johnson. In full: "I enclose to you a letter in which Mr. Delafield has laid before me the grounds & occasions for our being solicitous for the action of the Court of Appeals in support of our scheme for improving the reports. I send also the reports of the English Commission which make known how necessary the project there has been. Mr. Delafield desires these latter preserved and returned. I send a package to the Chief Justice of five sets of the Bar Ass'n Reports &c for the Courts to have and have written him a short note. I hope you will be able to appoint a member of the Council & then we can accomplish the desired object. I have mentioned in my note to the Ch. Justice my sending these papers to you." Evarts (1818-1901) served as President Johnson's Chief Counsel in his impeachment trial proceedings in 1868. Ironically, a century later, Evarts' great-grandson, Archibald Cox, was appointed and later fired as Watergate Special Prosecutor by President Nixon. After he was acquitted by one vote, Johnson appointed Evarts Attorney General (1868-1869). Evarts later served as Hayes' Secretary of State (1877-1881). Lightly creased. Folds, light vertical fold touches the initial "M". Light stains on verso of integral leaf (no show through). Overall, fine condition.

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