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Saturday, September 13, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President sprains wrist checking his run-away horse during morning ride from Soldiers' Home to White House. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 13 September 1862, 2d ed., 3:5.

Replies to delegation presenting memorial in favor of national emancipation adopted by public meeting of Christians in Chicago: "It is my earnest desire to know the will of Providence in this matter. And if I can learn what it is I will do it! . . . I view the matter as a practical war measure, to be decided upon according to the advantages or disadvantages it may offer to the suppression of the rebellion." Reply to Emancipation Memorial Presented by Chicago Christian of All Denominations, 13 September 1862, CW, 5:419-25; National Republican (Washington, DC), 15 September 1862, 2:3.