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Friday, June 24, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President telegraphs Mrs. Lincoln in Boston: "All well, and very warm. Tad and I have been to Gen. Grant's army. Returned yesterday safe and sound." Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd Lincoln, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:406.

Lays before Senate treaty with Kansas tribe of Indians. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:407.

Cabinet meets. President in good spirits. Welles, Diary.

Asks Atty. Gen. Bates for "opinion in writing as to what pay, bounty, and clothing are allowed by law to persons of color who were free on the 19th. day of April, 1861, and who have been enlisted and mustered into the military service of the United States between the month of December, 1862 and the 16th. of June 1864." Abraham Lincoln to Edward Bates, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:404-6.

Requests Gen. Rosecrans to report on complaint that Gen. Egbert B. Brown does not do his best to suppress bushwhackers. Abraham Lincoln to William S. Rosecrans, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:407.