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Tuesday, February 4, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President grants Capt. Gordon stay of execution until February 21, 1862. Stay of Execution for Nathaniel Gordon, 4 February 1862, CW, 5:128-29. [Gordon was hanged February 21, 1862.]

Recommends "that Captain Samuel F. DuPont [USN] receive a vote of thanks of Congress for his services and gallantry, displayed in the capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard." Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 4 February 1862, CW, 5:127-28.

Recognizes Abraham Felder as vice consul of Switzerland for Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. National Republican (Washington, DC), 7 February 1862, 2:6.

[Irwin withdraws $2 from Springfield Marine Bank. Pratt, Personal Finances, 177.]

Mrs. Lincoln cancels weekly reception because of private party on 5th. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 1 February 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.