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Monday, November 18, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln appoints father of late Col. Ellsworth military storekeeper. N.Y. Times, 19 November 1861.

Mrs. Lincoln, escorted by Gen. Daniel E. Sickles, visits arsenal. N.Y. Tribune, 19 November 1861.

Borrows from Library of Congress: "Oeuvres de Victor Hugo, vol. 11." Additional books sent to White House are Gunnison's "Mormons," Hyde's "Mormonism," and "Book of Mormons." [John Williams Gunnison, Mormons, or Latter Day Saints . . ., Philadelphia, 1856; John Hyde, Mormonism: Its Leaders and Designs, New York, 1857; The Book of Mormon; an Account Taken by the Hand of Mormon from the Plates of Nephi. By Joseph Smith Jr., Palmyra, N.Y., 1830.] Borrower's Ledger 1861-1863, 114, Archives of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln thanks George Bancroft, historian, for sending report of proceedings of New York meeting for relief of Union people of North Carolina. Abraham Lincoln to George Bancroft, 18 November 1861, CW, 5:25-26.