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Friday, September 11, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Immediately after breakfast Sec. Chase at White House for President's approval of revised trade regulations. President reads draft of letter subsequently sent to Gov. Johnson (Tenn.), directing him to organize loyal state government at once. Official Records—Armies 541; Abraham Lincoln to Andrew Johnson, 11 September 1863, CW, 6:440-41.

Sec. Stanton , Asst. Sec. Fox, and Gen. Halleck arrive to discuss situation at Charleston. President mentions Gen. Burnside's request for permission to resign and says it will not be granted at present. Official Records—Armies 541.

At cabinet meeting President "cordially and earnestly greeted" Sec. Welles, recently returned from 10-day inspection tour of navy yards. Welles, Diary.

Father of Lt. Adelbert S. Eddy calls on Lincoln, "saying his son has been in arrest for several months." Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 11 September 1863, CW, 6:441.

President acknowledges letter of Vice President Hamlin: "Your letter of Aug. 22nd., to be presented by your son Cyrus is on my table; but I have not seen him, or know of his being here recently." Abraham Lincoln to Hannibal Hamlin, 11 September 1863, CW, 6:439-40.