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Wednesday, June 4, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President transmits to House of Representatives report on closing of Negro schools in North Carolina by Mil. Gov. Edward Stanly (N.C.). Abraham Lincoln to the House of Representatives, 4 June 1862, CW, 5:259-60.

As requested by Kentucky delegation, pardons H. Franks indicted for treason. Abraham Lincoln to Edward Bates, 4 June 1862, CW, 5:258.

Forwards to Senate documentation on American claims against Paraguay for damages to vessel "Water Witch." Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 4 June 1862, CW, 5:260.

Telegraphs Gen. Halleck at Corinth, Miss., after receiving report that 10,000 prisoners have been captured: "Your despatch of to-day to Sec. of War received. Thanks for the good news it brings. Have you anything from Memphis or other parts of the Mississippi river? Please answer." Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, 4 June 1862, CW, 5:259.

Asks Mil. Gov. Johnson at Nashville: "Do you really wish to have control of the question of releasing rebel prisoners so far as they may be Tennesseeans? If you do, please tell us so distinctly. Your answer not to be made public." Abraham Lincoln to Andrew Johnson, 4 June 1862, CW, 5:260.