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Saturday, April 26, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President transmits to House of Representatives documentation regarding insurgent privateers in foreign ports. Abraham Lincoln to the House of Representatives, 26 April 1862, CW, 5:199.

Lincoln and party, including Secretary of State William H. Seward and Comdr. Dahlgren, leave Navy Yard in cutter to visit French frigate Gassendi lying in river. Lincoln, the first U.S. President to board French warship, receives 21-gun salute. Mrs. Lincoln and her sister wait in carriage at Navy Yard. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 26 April 1862, 2:1, 28 April 1862, 2d ed., 3:2; National Republican (Washington, DC), 28 April 1862, 3:1; N.Y. Herald, 27 April 1862.