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Monday, February 25, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln, escorted by Sen. Seward (N.Y.), attends informal reception in both houses of Congress and visits justices of Supreme Court during afternoon. National Intelligencer, 26 February 1861; Albert Shaw, Abraham Lincoln, His Path to the Presidency: The Year of his Election,, 2 vols. (New York: Review of Reviews, 1930), 2:261.

In evening Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln receive visitors for two hours in hotel parlors. Baltimore Sun, 26 February 1861.

[Irwin withdraws $5.50 from Springfield Marine Bank. Pratt, Personal Finances, 176.]