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Monday, August 1, 1864.+-

En route and Washington, DC.

Presidential party, including Mrs. Lincoln, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Gustavus V. Fox, and several others, arrives at Navy Yard aboard Baltimore in morning. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 1 August 1864, 3d ed., Extra, 2:1.

President asks Senator Edwin D. Morgan (N.Y.) to come to Washington at once. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin D. Morgan, 1 August 1864, CW, 7:474.

Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles confers with Lincoln about trial of Benjamin G. and Franklin W. Smith ("Smith Brothers") of Boston, charged with attempt to defraud government. Welles, Diary, 2 August 1864.