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Saturday, December 28, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln inquires of Sec. Seward: "Might we not let Gov. Moorehead loose?" [Former Gov. Morehead (Ky.) was released January 6, 1862.] Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, 28 December 1861, CW, 5:81.

Asks Gen. Totten: "Do we have need of the property this good old patriot so kindly offers us?" [Philip Winebiddle offered land at Erie, Pa., or Pittsburgh as armory site.] Abraham Lincoln to Joseph G. Totten, 28 December 1861, CW, 5:81.

Mrs. Lincoln holds afternoon reception. N.Y. Tribune, 31 December 1861.