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Thursday, August 21, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President authorizes Gov. Stanly (N.C.) to order election of representatives in Congress for 1st and 2nd districts. N.Y. Tribune, 22 August 1862.

Announces names of seven candidates selected for admission to Naval Academy. Abraham Lincoln to Gideon Welles, 21 August 1862, CW, 5:387-88.

Refuses request of Mrs. Margaret Preston, probably to go through Union lines to see husband Gen. William C. Preston (CSA), but authorizes Gen. Jeremiah T. Boyle and James Guthrie, former secretary of treasury, to grant request at their discretion. Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Margaret Preston, 21 August 1862, CW, 5:386.