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Tuesday, August 12, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Cabinet meets; "nothing of special interest." Welles, Diary.

Judge David Noggle of Wisconsin talks to Lincoln regarding courtmartial of son, Lt. Charles L. Noggle. Noggle to Lincoln, 13 August 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln interviews Sydney H. Gay, editor of New York "Tribune," and remarks: "I regard Gen. Banks as one of the best men in the Army. He makes me no trouble." N.Y. Tribune, 13 August 1862.

Mrs. Lincoln receives from Boston merchant donation of $1,000 for relief work in military hospitals. N.Y. Tribune, 13 August 1862.

Lincoln informs Gen. Cassius M. Clay: "I shall be quite willing, and even gratified, to again send you to Russia," if present minister, Simon Cameron, resigns with "full notice of my intention." Abraham Lincoln to Cassius M. Clay, 12 August 1862, CW, 5:368.