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Monday, December 5, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews A. H. Markland, who leaves for Savannah, Ga., to meet Gen. Sherman. Dennison to Lincoln, 5 December 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lord Lyons takes leave of President and Sec. Seward. Goes to New York to improve his health. Washington Chronicle, 7 December 1864.

President, with Mrs. Lincoln, Secretary of State Seward, and Secretaries Nicolay and Hay, attends Grover's Theatre for performance of Charles Gounod's Faust by Grand German Opera Company. ["Robert Le Diable" was postponed.] Washington National Republican, 6 December 1864; National Intelligencer, 5 December 1864; Washington Chronicle, 4 December 1864; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 6 December 1864, 2d ed., 2:1.

Lincoln receives November salary warrant for $1,981.67. Pratt, Personal Finances, 183.

President recommends to Senate that Comdr. William H. Macomb (USN) be advanced in grade 10 numbers for distinguished conduct at capture of Plymouth, N.C., and that Lt. Comdr. James B. Thornton (USN), executive officer of U.S.S. "Kearsarge," be advanced in grade 10 numbers for faithful discharge of duties in action against Confederate steamer "Alabama" on June 19, 1864. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 5 December 1864, CW, 8:133-34.

Recommends to Congress that Lt. [Lt. Comdr. as of October 27, 1864, by retroactive promotion] William B. Cushing (USN) receive vote of thanks from Congress for destroying Confederate steamer "Albemarle" on October 27, 1864, and that Capt. [Commodore as of June 19, 1864, by retroactive promotion] John A. Winslow (USN) receive vote of thanks from Congress for skill and gallantry while commanding "Kearsarge" at time "Alabama" was destroyed. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 5 December 1864, CW, 8:134-35; Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 5 December 1864, CW, 8:135.