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Friday, July 11, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President orders that Gen. Henry W. Halleck be assigned to command whole land forces of U.S. as general in chief. Order Making Henry W. Halleck General-in-Chief, 11 July 1862, CW, 5:312-13.

Writes Halleck: "Gov. Johnson, at Nashville is in trouble and great anxiety about a raid into Kentucky. The Gov. is . . . indispensable to us in Tennessee. Will you please get in communication with him, . . . before you leave for here?" Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, 11 July 1862, CW, 5:313.

Recommends to Congress that thanks be given to following officers of Navy: Capts. James L. Lardner, Charles H. Davis, and Silas H. Stringham; Comdrs. John A. Dahlgren, Stephen C. Rowan, and David D. Porter. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 11 July 1862, CW, 5:315-16.

Transmits to Senate treaty with Kickapoo Indians of Kansas. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 11 July 1862, CW, 5:315.

Writes order to complete construction of southwest branch of Pacific Railroad in Missouri. Order Extending the Pacific Railroad, 11 July 1862, CW, 5:314-15.

Interviews Sen. Browning (Ill.) and Sec. Stanton at Executive Mansion. Browning, Diary.

Approves act implementing Anglo-American treaty for suppression of African slave trade. Stat. L., XII, 53.