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Monday, October 14, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President authorizes Gen. Scott to suspend writ of habeas corpus in any place between Bangor, Maine, and Washington. Abraham Lincoln to Winfield Scott, 14 October 1861, CW, 4:554.

Committee from commissioners of industrial exhibition in England waits upon President and asks use of government vessel to transport American contributions to fair. N.Y. Tribune, 15 October 1861.

President directs Chief of Ordnance to order 25,000 Marsh breechloaders. Bruce, Tools of War, 108.