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Thursday, September 17, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Sec. Chase in morning conference with President in White House. Former Gov. Newell (N.J.) interviews Lincoln on behalf of deserter. Official Records—Armies 548; Abraham Lincoln to George G. Meade, 17 September 1863, CW, 6:460-61.

President requests Sec. Chase to see Mr. Church [probably Lawrence S. Church of Woodstock] and Mr. Farwell [probably Charles B. Farwell of Chicago], gentlemen from Illinois. Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 17 September 1863, CW, 6:460.

Wife of Capt. John S. Struthers calls and asks President that her husband be allowed to resign. Lincoln writes Sec. Stanton : "I would be for accepting it, on the general principle, that we are rapidly getting an over proportion of officers." Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 17 September 1863, CW, 6:462.

Drafts order concerning writ of habeas corpus, whereby military officers will not produce their prisoners in obedience to such writs. Draft of Order Concerning Writ of Habeas Corpus, [17 September 1863], CW, 6:460.

Orders Gen. Schenck to send Maj. Hayner to Washington with "facts in relation to the misconduct of the people on the Eastern Shore of Virginia." Abraham Lincoln to Robert C. Schenck, 17 September 1863, CW, 6:461-62.