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Friday, June 13, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Lord Lyons has audience with President on eve of departure for Europe and several weeks' vacation. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 13 June 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.

Lincoln's family moves to Soldiers' Home for summer. Browning, Diary.

President recognizes appointment of Jorge Federico Darby as consul general of Uruguay at New York. National Intelligencer, 16 June 1862.

Forwards to Congress memorial on behalf of state of New York in favor of enlarging locks of Erie and Oswego canals. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 13 June 1862, CW, 5:270.

Telegraphs General Fremont: "We can not afford to keep your force, and Banks', and McDowell's, engaged in keeping Jackson South of Strasburg and Front-Royal. . . . The orders already sent you and Banks place you and him in the proper positions for the work assigned you. . . . Please do as I directed in the order of the 8th. and my despatch of yesterday, the 12th. and neither you nor Banks will be overwhelmed by Jackson." Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, 13 June 1862, CW, 5:269-70.