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Friday, October 28, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln interviews Mrs. Margaret C. Price who asks that her son, prisoner of war, be released from Camp Chase, Ohio. Mrs. George W. Bowen calls on Lincoln and asks that her husband, prisoner of war at Camp Chase, be discharged. Abraham Lincoln to Albert G. Hodges, 28 October 1864, CW, 8:79.

Cabinet meets. Coming presidential election and minor affairs discussed. Bates, Diary.

O. H. Browning confers with Lincoln again about Shiff case. Browning, Diary.

Sec. Welles complains to President that all ships are tied up at Hampton Roads, Va., and Beaufort, N.C., behind army, consequently blockade is being neglected. West, Welles, 298.

President and Mrs. Lincoln again make the Executive Mansion their primary home, returning from the Soldier's Home, for the cool season. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 28 October 1864, 2d ed., 2:4.