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Tuesday, June 7, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Frederick C. Meyer, chairman, Baltimore Convention, telegraphs Lincoln: "The Convention has just been called to order everything progressing." Meyer to Lincoln, 7 June 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President interviews Burton C. Cook, chairman of Illinois delegation to Baltimore Convention. Charles E. Hamlin, Life and Times of Hannibal Hamlin (Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1899), 474.

Great Central Fair of U.S. Sanitary Commission opens in Philadelphia. President unable to accept invitation to dedicate event. Welsh to Lincoln, 23 May 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

9 P.M. Marshal Lamon telegraphs Lincoln from Baltimore Convention: "Enthusiastic unanimity beyond even my expectations. Preliminaries not yet settled. Nomination to be made tomorrow." Lamon to Lincoln, 7 June 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln deposits May salary warrant for $2,022.34 in Riggs Bank. Pratt, Personal Finances, 183.

Mrs. Lincoln goes to see opera Barber of Seville at Grover's Theatre. Fox, Diary, Gist-Blair Family Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 7 June 1864, 1:4.