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Tuesday, June 3, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President promises Kentucky congressional delegation at White House that Herman Franks, indicted for treason, will be pardoned upon receipt of its written request. Abraham Lincoln to Edward Bates, 4 June 1862, CW, 5:258.

Cautions Gen. McClellan: "With these continuous rains, I am very anxious about the Chickahominy so close in your rear, and crossing your line of communication. Please look well to it." Abraham Lincoln to Geroge B. McClellan, 3 June 1862, CW, 5:257-58.

Telegraphs Gen. McDowell: "(6.15 P.M.) Anxious to know whether Shields can head or flank Jackson. Please tell about where Shields and Jackson respectively are, at the time this reaches you." Abraham Lincoln to Irvin McDowell, 3 June 1862, CW, 5:258.