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Thursday, September 10, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President sends Dr. John P. Gray of Utica, New York, to Norfolk, Virginia, to conduct examination and collect evidence of sanity or insanity of Dr. David M. Wright. Abraham Lincoln to John P. Gray, 10 September 1863, CW, 6:437-38.

Interviews I. Wayne McVeagh, chairman, Pennsylvania Union State Central Committee, relative to Gen. Butler assisting in campaign. McVeagh to Butler, 10 September 1863, Benjamin F. Butler Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Receives request from Gen. Burnside that he be allowed to resign. Burnside to Lincoln, 10 September 1863, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Writes memorandum concerning Frederick Moelich, who protested his innocence of selling liquor to soldiers: "I can not listen to a man's own story, unsupported by any evidence, who has been convicted of violating the law; because that would put an end to all law." Memorandum Concerning Frederick Moelich, 10 September 1863, CW, 6:438.

Writes Gen. Wheaton: "Yesterday, at the instance of Mr. Blair, senr. I telegraphed Gen. Meade asking him to grant you a leave of absence, to which he replied that you had not applied for such leave, and that you can have it when you do apply. I suppose it is proper for you to know this." Abraham Lincoln to Frank Wheaton, 10 September 1863, CW, 6:439.