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Monday, February 27, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

President lays before Senate treaty with Indian tribes in Oregon. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 27 February 1865, CW, 8:322.

Interviews Cong. Arnold (Ill.), who is seeking an appointment. Arnold to Lincoln, 28 February 1865, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Writes note: "Will Mr. Dickson, Chief Engineer of Hibernia please pump the water out of a certain well, which Tad will show?" ["Hibernia" was fire engine sent from Philadelphia during War and remained in capital for some time.] Abraham Lincoln to ? Dickson, 27 February 1865, CW, 8:319.

Inquires of Gov. Fletcher (Mo.): "Have you received my letter of the 20th? I think some such thing as therein suggested, is needed. If you put it before the people, I will direct the Military to co-operate. Please answer." [Lincoln proposed policy of each leaving all others alone as possible solution of Missouri's problem of unorganized fighting.] Abraham Lincoln to Thomas C. Fletcher, 27 February 1865, CW, 8:319-20.