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Tuesday, January 7, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President requests Gens. Buell and Halleck to name day they can move southward in concert for ultimate protection of East Tennessee. Abraham Lincoln to Don C. Buell, 7 January 1862, CW, 5:91-92; Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, 7 January 1862, CW, 5:92.

Complains about telegraph service to and from Louisville, Ky., and gets report from Capt. Anson Stager, manager of military telegraph. Stager to Lincoln, 8 January 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Acknowledges receipt of memorial from English Friends containing "generous suggestions in the interests of peace and humanity." Abraham Lincoln to Francis T. King and Others, 7 January 1862, CW, 5:92.

Holds levee for overflow crowd from 8:30 to 10:30 P.M. President "appeared in his usual good health, though a little careworn." Evening Star (Washington, DC), 8 January 1862, 2:1.

[Irwin deposits $317.58, interest on notes of N. W. Edwards, in Springfield Marine Bank and withdraws $3. Pratt, Personal Finances, 165, 177.]