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Monday, June 10, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes Secretary of War: "Please let Col. Montgomery C. Meigs be appointed Quarter-Master-General." Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 10 June 1861, CW, 4:398.

Prepares order for issue of bonds for use of Delaware Indians. Order for Issue of Bonds for Use of Delaware Indians, 10 June 1861, CW, 4:400-2.

Appoints resident ministers: former Cong. Edward J. Morris (Pa.) to Constantinople, Henry T. Blow of Missouri to Venezuela, Charles N. Riotte of Texas to Costa Rica. N.Y. Tribune, 11 June 1861.

At 5 P.M. the President and General Winfield Scott review 2d Michigan Regiment at the White House. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 11 June 1861, 3:2.

In evening group of army chaplains is entertained by President and Mrs. Lincoln. Baltimore Sun, 12 June 1861.

[Irwin withdraws $31.65 from Springfield Marine Bank. Pratt, Personal Finances, 176.]

President deposits May salary check for $2,083.34 in Riggs Bank. Pratt, Personal Finances, 182.

Witnesses experiments with gun made by Orison Blunt and writes Comdr. Dahlgren: "I really think it worthy the attention of the government." Endorsement: John A. Dahlgren to Lincoln, 10 June 1861, CW, 4:399.

[For $2.50, Joseph Gawler, cabinet maker, mounts 4 maps in the President's house. DNA—RG 217, General Accounting Office, 141-665.]