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Wednesday, November 27, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Citizens of Saratoga County, N.Y., petition President for exchange of prisoners. 27 November 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President orders government departments closed tomorrow because Washington and Georgetown authorities have appointed 28th as day of thanksgiving. Order for Day of Thanksgiving, 27 November 1861, CW, 5:32.

Thanks Synod of New York and New Jersey for resolutions appealing to Christians to behave like Christians in these wicked times. National Intelligencer, 30 November 1861.

Calls at home of Asst. Sec. Fox in evening. Fox, Diary, Gist-Blair Family Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.