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Monday, September 14, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

After breakfast Sec. Chase escorts Gov. Andrew (Mass.) to White House for conference with President. Official Records—Armies 543-44.

Lincoln calls special cabinet meeting for 11 A.M. to discuss decisions of certain judges releasing drafted men by writ of habeas corpus. Agrees to prepare an opinion for cabinet meeting following morning. Welles, Diary; Bates, Diary.