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Visit of the Hon. Carl Schurz to Boston/Mr. Schurz' Reply

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Department of the Interior,

Washington, Feb. 24, 1881.

Dear Sir, — The letter signed by yourself and a large number of citizens of Massachusetts, by which I am invited to a public dinner in Boston, has been presented to me by Mr. A. D. Chandler of your city. I need not say how deeply sensible I am of the honor done me by an invitation not only most kind in its terms, but remarkable in the character of its signers; and I gratefully accept it.

To name a day for my visit to Boston will not be possible until I shall know when my successor will be ready to take charge of the Interior Department. I shall then have the honor to correspond with you on this subject.

Believe me, dear Sir, very truly yours,

C. Schurz.

Mr. Francis Parkman,

Boston, Mass.