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Saturday, January 2, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President sends John Hay to Gen. Butler at Point Lookout, Md., with blank forms to record discharge of prisoners who take oath of December 8, 1863. Abraham Lincoln to Benjamin F. Butler, 2 January 1864, CW, 7:103.

Submits case of reported corruption at Memphis, Tenn., to Sec. Stanton . Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 2 January 1864, CW, 7:104.

O. H. Browning calls at White House to show Lincoln letter from Lt. John F. Benjamin relative to Arkansas affairs. Browning, Diary.

In evening Lincoln occupies private box of Col. James D. Greene at theatre. Journal, Samuel P. Heintzelman Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.