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Monday, September 16, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President requests Gen. Scott to prepare order for recruiting North Carolinians at Fort Hatteras, N.C. Abraham Lincoln to Winfield Scott, 16 September 1861, CW, 4:525.

Receives report through Scott that Gen. Fremont has ordered Col. Blair under arrest. Memorandum of conversation with President, 17 September 1861, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes a letter of introduction to Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase on behalf of Mrs. Ryder. Lincoln explains, "Mrs. Ryder—has learned that there is some 'lady'swork' in your Department in connection with the Treasury notes, and wishes a chance for a share of it, if such be the fact. Please give her a fair hearing." Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 16 September 1861, CW, 11:34.