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Saturday, July 2, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with Cong. Julian (Ind.) on power of Congress to confiscate landed estates of Confederates. George W. Julian, Political Recollections 1840-1872 (Chicago: Jansen, McClurg, 1884), 245.

Former Sen. Fessenden (Maine), newly nominated secretary of treasury, has long interview with President at White House. Chicago Tribune, 3 July 1864.

President interviews Gen. Meigs regarding Fort Leavenworth, Kans. Diary, Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President and family begin summer residence at Soldiers' Home. Washington Chronicle, 3 July 1864.

President approves act granting lands to aid in construction of railroad and telegraph line from Lake Superior to Puget's Sound on Pacific coast. Stat. L., XIII, 365.

Mrs. Lincoln and Robert arrive home. Washington Chronicle, 3 July 1864.

President Lincoln writes to U.S. Supreme Court justice and friend David Davis and to federal judge Samuel H. Treat, of Springfield, Illinois, seeking each man's "summary of the evidence, with your impression, on the Coles County [Illinois] riot cases." On March 28, in Charleston, members of the 54th Illinois Infantry clashed with area Democrats and a riot ensued. Nine people died, including six soldiers and three citizens. Twelve people were wounded. Abraham Lincoln to David Davis, 2 July 1864, CW, 7:421-22; Abraham Lincoln to Samuel H. Treat, 2 July 1864, CW, 7:422-23; Robert D. Sampson, "'Pretty Damned Warm Times': The 1864 Charleston Riot and 'The Inalienable Right of Revolution'," Illinois Historical Journal 89, no. 2 (Summer 1996): 99-116.

Transmits to Senate information regarding African slave trade. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 2 July 1864, CW, 7:422.