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Saturday, July 5, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President recognizes Enrique de Ainz as consul of Spain at Portland, Maine and Friedrich Kuhne as consul for Principality of Reuss Schleitz at New York. National Intelligencer, 9 July 1862.

At telegraph office in afternoon joins conversation of Sec. Stanton and Maj. Eckert. Eckert to Colburn, 5 July 1862, George B. McClellan Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thanks Gen. McClellan for relief afforded by recent dispatches. "If you can hold your present position, we shall 'hive' the enemy yet." Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 5 July 1862, CW, 5:307.

Transmits to Senate treaty with "Sac and Fox Indians of the Mississippi." Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 5 July 1862, CW, 5:307.

In evening Sen. Browning (Ill.) and friends visit Lincoln at Soldiers' Home. Browning, Diary.

Lincoln retires early, too exhausted to keep any appointments. Bache to Nicolay, 11 July 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Receives June salary warrant for $2,083.33. Pratt, Personal Finances, 182.

Mrs. Lincoln in carriage on way to Soldiers' Home tells Comdr. Dahlgren that President frequently passes sleepless nights. Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.