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Saturday, June 7, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Approves act for collection of direct taxes in insurrectionary districts within U.S., and for other purposes. Stat. L., XII, 422.

White House announces there will be no music in "President's grounds" this season. National Intelligencer, 7 June 1862.

President writes recommendation: "The bearer of this, Edward Burke [Benke?], has been here at the White-House, several months, during my residence here, and has appeared to me to be a quiet, orderly, and faithful man." Recommendation for Edward Burke, 7 June 1862, CW, 5:263.

Telegraphs Gen. McClellan: "Your despatch about Chattanooga and Dalton was duly received and sent to Gen. Halleck. I have just received the following answer from him. We have Fort-Pillow, Randolph, and Memphis." Abraham Lincoln to Geroge B. McClellan, 7 June 1862, CW, 5:263.