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Sunday, February 2, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Senator Charles Sumner (Mass.) introduces Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet and philosopher, to President, who reviews case of slave trader Captain Nathaniel Gordon during interview. Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, 10 vols., edited by Edward Waldo Emerson and Waldo Emerson Forbes (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1909-1914), 9:375-76.

In conversation with Congressman Martin F. Conway (Kans.) Lincoln states that General James H. Lane was appointed with understanding that he serve under General David Hunter. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 3 February 1862, 2d ed., 2:2.