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Saturday, February 8, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President receives petition from citizens of Colorado requesting removal of Gov. Gilpin (Colo. Terr.) following repudiation of government drafts issued by him to pay for military equipment, and appointment of W. Larimer, Jr. DNA—WR RG 107, Off. Sec. War, Letters Received, Box 1.

Usual Saturday reception is not held because Willie has typhoid fever. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 8 February 1862, 2d ed., 2:2; N.Y. Tribune, 11 February 1862.

[Irwin withdraws $24 from Springfield Marine Bank to pay insurance on Lincoln Springfield home.] Pratt, Personal Finances, 177.

Lincoln writes Gen. McClellan: "Have you any farther news from the West [Gens. Halleck and Buell]? Have you heard from the Canal-boats [to form a bridge across Potomac at Liverpool Point]? Have you determined, as yet, upon the contemplated movement we last talked of [Gen. Hooker]?" Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 8 February 1862, CW, 5:130.