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Thursday, December 5, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President and Secs. Cameron and Seward receive Col. David B. Birney's 23d Philadelphia Zouaves after their parade. N.Y. Times, 6 December 1861.

Lincoln proclaims treaty with Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians. National Intelligencer, 11 December 1861.

Interviews Mrs. John Nininger, sister of Gov. Alexander Ramsey (Minn.), who wants son appointed to Naval Academy, Newport, R.I. Abraham Lincoln to Gideon Welles, 5 December 1861, CW, 5:59.

Receives November salary warrant for $2,083.34. Pratt, Personal Finances, 182.

Transmits to Senate treaty with King of Hanover "concerning the abolition of the Stade or Brunshausen Dues" [tolls levied on vessels ascending River Elbe and passing mouth of Schwinge River]. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 5 December 1861, CW, 5:58.