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Wednesday, January 8, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President with Mrs. Lincoln and party attends celebration of French regiment quartered in Tennallytown, DC. Washington Star, 9 January 1862.

Converses at length with Gen. James Shields, who once challenged him to duel in Springfield. [See 19 September 1842.] Washington Star, 9 January 1862.

White House requests loan of "Halleck's Science of War" from Library of Congress. [Henry W. Halleck, Elements of Military Art and Science (New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1861).] Borrowers' Ledger 1861-63, 114, Archives of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.