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Saturday, November 30, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President examines plans of Anna Ella Carroll, pamphleteer, for Tennessee River campaign submitted by Asst. Sec. Scott. Anna E. Carroll, "Plan of the Tennessee Campaign," North American Review 142 (April 1886):345-47.

Meets with Sec. Seward, Comdr. Dahlgren, and others at Gen. McClellan's residence in evening. Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Endorses letter of former President Fillmore regarding appointment of nephew, George M. Fillmore: "Respectfully submitted to the Sec. of War, remarking that it be very agreeable to me for Mr. Fillmore to be obliged." Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 30 November 1861, CW, 5:33.