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Saturday, July 20, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President forwards to Senate terms made through Judge Williams with Delaware Indians as basis for treaty. Abraham Lincoln to Orville H. Browning, 20 July 1861, CW, 4:455.

Interviews George W. Harris of Harrisburg, Pa. Harris to Cameron, 23 July 1861, Simon Cameron Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Interviews William Grandin of New York, and directs him to leave testimonials at Sec. Cameron's house. Grandin to Cameron, 20 July 1861, Simon Cameron Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Cameron returns from Gen. McDowell's headquarters at Manassas, Va., and reports orally to President on preparation of army for impending battle. Memorandum, January 1862, Simon Cameron Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; N.Y. Times, 27 July 1861.

Lincoln asks John W. Forney, secretary of senate and editor and publisher, to find place for son of Alexander Sympson of Illinois, "one of my best friends whom I have not, so far, been able to recognize in any substantial way." Abraham Lincoln to John W. Forney, 20 July 1861, CW, 4:456.

[Statement of John Alexander (see July 6, 1861) indicates probability of review at White House on this date. DNA—RG 217, General Accounting Office, 142-505.]