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Thursday, June 12, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

At 9 A.M. former Sen. Johnson (Md.) and Sen. Browning (Ill.) confer with Lincoln about appointment of collector of customs at New Orleans. Browning, Diary.

Kentucky delegation in Congress waits upon President and protests against prisoner exchange of Gen. Simon B. Buckner (CSA) for Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss. N.Y. Tribune, 13 June 1862.

President sends to House of Representatives information relative to Circuit Court of U.S. for state of California, and judge of said court. Abraham Lincoln to the House of Representatives, 12 June 1862, CW, 5:268.

Writes Gen. Fremont: "Accounts which we do not credit, represent that Jackson is largely reinforced, and is turning upon you. . . . keep us well and frequently advised; and if you find yourself really pressed . . . fall back cautiously towards, or to, Winchester, . . . and we will in, due time, have Gen. Banks in position to sustain you." Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, 12 June 1862, CW, 5:267-68.

Mrs. Lincoln spends part of day visiting military hospitals. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 12 June 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.