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Thursday, August 1, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President addresses communication to Tycoon of Japan on subject of extending time for opening certain ports and cities in Japan. Abraham Lincoln to the Tycoon of Japan, 1 August 1861, CW, 4:468.

Sends to Senate "Postal Convention" between U.S. and United Mexican States. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 1 August 1861, CW, 4:467.

8 P.M. Sens. Trumbull (Ill.) and Browning (Ill.), and others consult with Lincoln about appointments. Browning, Diary.

In response to resolution of Senate, Lincoln prods Sec. Cameron for information concerning appointment of Sen. Lane (Kans.) as general in army of U.S. Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 1 August 1861, CW, 4:466-67.

[Harness account is charged .25ยข for "whip crack." Lutz Account Book.]