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Sunday, January 15, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

Cong. Hooper (Mass.) accompanies Prof. Agassiz to White House for visit with Lincoln. Noah Brooks, "Personal Reminiscences of Lincoln," Scribner's Monthly 15 (1877/1878):678.

Secretary Welles receives message from Rear Admiral David D. Porter: "Fort Fisher is ours." Evening Star (Washington, DC), 17 January 1865, 2d ed., Extra, 2:4.

Secretary Seward sends notice to government offices to honor memory of Edward Everett who died at 4 A.M. Henry J. Raymond, The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln . . . Together with his State Papers, including his Speeches, Addresses, Messages, Letters, and Proclamations and the Closing Scenes Connected with his Life and Death (New York: Derby & Miller, 1865), 643.

President telegraphs General Grenville M. Dodge at St. Louis to consider possibility of withdrawing troops from northern Missouri. Abraham Lincoln to Grenville M. Dodge, 15 January 1865, CW, 8:217-18.