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Saturday, January 7, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

President transmits to Congress copies of two treaties with Belgium, with recommendation that necessary appropriation be made. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 7 January 1865, CW, 8:203-4.

Also sends to the Senate "a very large batch of promotions---civil, military and naval." Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 7 January 1865, 3d ed., 2:4.

Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles and Vice Admiral David G. Farragut call on Lincoln to discuss capture of Mobile, Ala. and Farragut's command. Welles, Diary; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 7 January 1865, 2d ed., 2:4; Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 7 January 1865, 3d ed., 2:2.

President interviews I. W. McVeagh who asks that Eugene Schuyler be made secretary of foreign legation. McVeagh to Cameron, 2 January 1865, Simon Cameron Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Recognizes Ernest N. M. Godeaux as consul of France at New Orleans. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 14 January 1865, 2d ed., 2:2.

Accompanied by Mrs. Lincoln and Tad, visits Grover's Theatre to see Avonia Jones in Leah, The Forsaken. Washington Chronicle, 8 January 1865.