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Tuesday, January 3, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

Cabinet meets. Three members present. Welles, Diary.

Lincoln asks Sec. Seward to find, if possible, consulate for Col. Philip Figyelmesy, former aide-de-camp on staff of Gen. Julius Stahel. [Appointment as consul at Demerara, British Guiana, confirmed by Senate on January 30, 1865.] Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, 3 January 1865, CW, 8:195-96.