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Friday, July 15, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Gov. Peirpoint (Va.) and party make an appointment for 10:30 A.M. Peirpoint to Lincoln, 14 July 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sec. Seward arranges audience for 11 A.M. with F. L. Barreda. Seward to Lincoln, 13 July 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President confers with Atty. Gen. Bates, who expresses contempt for Gen. Halleck. Bates, Diary.

Cabinet meets. Discussion mainly on Gen. Early's raid. Welles, Diary.

O. H. Browning meets President between White House and War Dept. and discovers Lincoln displeased that Confederates molesting Washington escaped. Browning, Diary.

"Major John Hay, my Private Secretary, goes to New York upon public business of importance." Hay delivers President's letter to Horace Greeley relative to peace negotiations. Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley, 15 July 1864, CW, 7:440; Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley, 15 July 1864, CW, 7:441-42; Order for John Hay, 15 July 1864, CW, 7:442.

President acknowledges with thanks receipt of suit made to his measurements by Rockhill & Wilson and donated to Great Central Fair in Philadelphia. Abraham Lincoln to Lazarus J. Leberman, 15 July 1864, CW, 7:442.