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Friday, March 28, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President places frigate at disposal of Minister Simon Cameron for trip to Europe. Offer declined. N.Y. Tribune, 29 March 1862.

Nominates five brigadiers from among Indiana colonels. N.Y. Tribune, 29 March 1862.

Takes short trip down Potomac with Comdr. Dahlgren. Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, 29 March 1862, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sen. Browning (Ill.) visits with Lincoln short while in evening. Browning, Diary.

Lincoln endorses letter of Sen. Trumbull (Ill.): "I believe Dr. [John] Evans [of Illinois] has already been appointed Governor of Colorado. If not, let it be done at once, while, at all events, the within is a good voucher to place on file." Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, 28 March 1862, CW, 5:173-74.

[Private Secretary John G. Nicolay leaves Washington for Illinois. Assistant Secretary John Hay serves in his place. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 29 March 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.]