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Wednesday, July 30, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

New York committee interviews President regarding recruiting for old regiments. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 30 July 1862, CW, 5:349.

President Lincoln writes to Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase on behalf of Samuel Williams. Lincoln explains, "The bearer of this, son of our cook, is a good barber, and a good boy generally, I believe. He had a position during the session of Congress, in which he gave entire satisfaction as I understand, but which came to an end by the adjournment. Please see him a moment, & do something for him if you can." Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 30 July 1862, RG 56, Entry 210: Part II, Records of Various Divisions within the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, Records of the Division of Appointments, Correspondence of the Division, Applications and Recommendations for Positions in the Washington, D. C. Offices of the Treasury Department, 1830-1910, National Archives, College Park, MD.

["I have told the President what you think of the expediency of drafting." Seward to Weed, 30 July 1862, Thurlow Weed Papers, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.]

President recognizes appointment of Theodor Schwartz as consul in Kentucky for Kingdom of Saxony. National Intelligencer, 1 August 1862.