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Saturday, October 15, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Shortly after 6 A.M. President, Secretary of State William H. Seward, Attorney General Edward Bates, and Postmaster General William Dennison attend funeral service for Chief Justice Taney at residence on Indiana Avenue near 2d St. Just before 7 A.M. procession, including President, moves toward railroad station. At 7:30 A.M. special funeral train of two cars departs for Frederick, Md., where burial takes place at 11:30 A.M. President does not make trip. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 15 October 1864, 2d ed., 2:4; Washington Chronicle, 16 October 1864.

Lincoln interviews John Lellyet, who presents protest from fellow Tennesseans against voting procedures and Mil. Gov. Johnson's administration of elections. Henry J. Raymond, The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln . . . Together with his State Papers, including his Speeches, Addresses, Messages, Letters, and Proclamations and the Closing Scenes Connected with his Life and Death (New York: Derby & Miller, 1865), 598-600.

Telegraphs H. W. Hoffman in Baltimore: "Come over to-night and see me." Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Hoffman, 15 October 1864, CW, 8:48-49.

[Irwin withdraws from Springfield Marine Bank $9, semiannual payment of interest on scholarship at Illinois State University. Pratt, Personal Finances, 178.]