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Saturday, January 14, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

From 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., Mrs. Lincoln holds her first reception of season. President and Robert stand on either side of her. Marine band plays. Large attendance. Washington Chronicle, 15 January 1865; Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 14 January 1865, 3d ed., 2:6; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 14 January 1865, 2d ed., 2:4.

President writes General Ulysses S. Grant to ask what is likely to be done with Henry S. Foote, former member of Confederate Congress who was captured in attempt to escape from Richmond to Washington. Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant, 14 January 1865, CW, 8:216.