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Saturday, April 4, 1863.+-

Washington, DC and En route to General Hooker's Headquarters.

President receives several members of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 4 April 1863, 2d ed., 2:2.

Recognizes George Papendick as consul of Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg Schwerin. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 8 April 1863, 2d ed., 2:4.

Confers with Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles and Assistant Secretary Fox about granting letters of marque to applicant. Gideon Welles, Lincoln and Seward: Remarks upon the Memorial Address of Chas. Francis Adams, on the Late Wm. H. Seward (New York: Sheldon, 1874), 163-64.

Congratulates Isabel II, Queen of Spain, on birth of son to Infanta Maria Christina. Abraham Lincoln to Isabel II, 4 April 1863, CW, 6:162.

Interviews Miss Davis who asks for appointment of her brother, John M. K. Davis, to West Point. Memorandum: Appointment of John M. K. Davis, 4 April 1863, CW, 6:162.

President and party consisting of Mrs. Lincoln and Tad, Noah Brooks, California journalist, Dr. Henry, Attorney General Bates, and Captain Medorem Crawford of Oregon leave Navy Yard about 5 P.M. aboard steamer Carrie Martin. Snowstorm forces them to stop for night in cove on Potomac River opposite Indian Head, Md. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 6 April 1863, 2d ed., 2:1; Bates, Diary.

"Castine" [Noah Brooks], Washington, April 12, 1863, in Sacramento Union, May 8, 1863. Lincoln writes memorandum on harbor defenses: "I have a single idea of my own about harbor defences. It is a Steam-ram, built so as to sacrifice nearly all capacity for carrying, to those of speed and strength. . . . her business would be to guard a particular harbour, as a Bull-dog guards his master's door." Memorandum Concerning Harbor Defenses, 4 April 1863, CW, 6:163.