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Thursday, January 22, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Mr. Prentiss, attorney for Herman Koppel of Charleston, appeals to President to remit proceeds of property condemned by prize court. Memorandum Concerning Herman Koppel, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:72.

Jonathan Amory, U.S. dispatch agent at Boston, interviews President on behalf of son, Col. Thomas J. C. Amory. Memorandum: Appointment of Thomas J. C. Amory, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:71-72.

Gen. McClernand, reduced to corps commander, blames Gen. Halleck and interviews President who counsels "that for your sake, for my sake, & for the country's sake," he forget personal grievances. Abraham Lincoln to John A. McClernand, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:70-71.

Lincoln advises Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut to dismiss thought of coming to Washington now that "you stand well with the Sec. of War." Abraham Lincoln to Stephen A. Hurlbut, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:70.

Promises to nominate Gen. Frederick Steele a major general upon satisfactory explanation of charges made against him for returning fugitive slaves. Abraham Lincoln to Frederick Steele, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:72-73.

Transmits eighty-nine military nominations to the Senate, including twenty-three for major generals, sixty-three for brigadier generals, and three for hospital chaplains. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 22 January 1863, 2d ed., 2:5.