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Wednesday, October 22, 1862.+-

Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA.

President and party reach Alexandria, Va., about 2:30 P.M. aboard steamer Mount Washington, to review General Sickle's division near contraband camp. Returns at dusk. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 23 October 1862, 3d ed., 3:1.

President directs Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton to stop individuals from imposing terms on purchase of cotton not contained in government regulations. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 22 October 1862, CW, 5:472.