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Saturday, February 11, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews George T. Hammond, editor of Newport "Daily News" and gives him card to "Head of any Department." Abraham Lincoln to Heads of Departments, 11 February 1865, CW, 8:289.

Receives Jonah M. Davis of Ridge Farm, Ill., who is asking relief for Society of Friends in Ellwood Township. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 11 February 1865, CW, 8:290.

Assists Mrs. Lincoln in welcoming guests to afternoon reception attended by General and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant and Admiral and Mrs. David Farragut. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 11 February 1865, 2d ed., 2:4; Washington Chronicle, 12 February 1865.

William H. Herndon sends draft for $133 on First National Bank of Springfield, as Lincoln's half of current collections of law firm. Pratt, Personal Finances, 134-35.