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Wednesday, November 2, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

New York commissioners, accompanied by Sec. Stanton , make formal courtesy call on President at 1 P.M. Stanton to Lincoln, 2 November 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

At 2 P.M. Rev. G. H. Blakeslee, Methodist pastor at Binghamton, N.Y., and Rev. E. W. Breckinridge, brother of R. J. Breckinridge, visit President, who autographs their books. Rufus R. Wilson, ed., Intimate Memories of Lincoln (Elmira, NY: Primavera Press, 1942), 432.

Lincoln receives another request from Mrs. Emily Todd Helm for privilege of going south to sell her cotton. Helm to Lincoln, 30 October 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.