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Wednesday, January 6, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with Atty. Gen. Bates in forenoon about departmental matters. Bates to Lincoln, 6 January 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sends congratulations to King of Portugal on birth of Prince Carlos Fernando. Abraham Lincoln to Luiz I, 6 January 1864, CW, 7:110.

A. Kidder of Chicago sends President 50 engraved and lithographed copies of Emancipation Proclamation. Kidder to Lincoln, 6 January 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Answers objection of Gov. Thomas E. Bramlette (Ky.) to order of Gen. Foster moving troops specifically raised for protection of Kentucky to Knoxville, presumably at direction of Gen. Grant. "True, these troops are, in strict law, only to be removed by my order; but Gen. Grant's judgment would be the highest incentive to me to make such order." Abraham Lincoln to Thomas E. Bramlette, 6 January 1864, CW, 7:109.