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Monday, January 6, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President visits Gen. McClellan still confined at home with typhoid fever. Shows him dispatch from Gen. Buell relative to military situation in East Tennessee. Abraham Lincoln to Don C. Buell, 6 January 1862, CW, 5:91.

Cabinet meets at 7:30 P.M. at request of Joint Committee on Conduct of War. Lincoln rejects demand of Senator Benjamin Wade (Ohio) for removal of McClellan. Thomas Harry Williams, Lincoln and the Radicals (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1941), 83.

Receives December salary warrant for $2,083.33. Pratt, Personal Finances, 182.