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Tuesday, July 30, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Hugh McCulloch, Indiana banker, and friends visit President, who surprises them by relating anecdotes when government seems in peril. Hugh McCulloch, Men and Measures of Half a Century: Sketches and Comments (New York: Scribner, 1888), 161.

President sends communications to Senate regarding quasi-armistice with Florida and imprisonment of Lt. John L. Worden (USN). Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 30 July 1861, CW, 4:465.

Selects Gen. Andrew Porter to succeed Gen. Frederick W. Lander as provost marshal of Washington. N.Y. Times, 31 July 1861.

Appears in good spirits and hopeful at White House evening levee. Congressman (former Senator) John J. Crittenden (Ky.) promenades with Mrs. Lincoln. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 31 July 1861, 2:2; National Republican (Washington, DC), 1 August 1861, 3:1; N.Y. Tribune, 31 July 1861.