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Thursday, March 9, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

President accepts resignation of Sec. Usher, to take effect May 15, 1865. Endorsement Concerning John P. Usher, 9 March 1865, CW, 8:347.

Receives Gov. Thomas Swann (Md.) and friends, who complain about certain Maryland appointments. Memorandum Concerning Maryland Appointments, 9 March 1865, CW, 8:348.

Telegraphs W. O. Bartlett at Philadelphia: "It will soon be too late if you are not here." [Bartlett, delayed by inclement weather, was carrying James Gordon Bennett's refusal of appointment to French court. The Senate was to adjourn on March 11, 1865, hence further delay might be too late for getting appointment confirmed.] Abraham Lincoln to William O. Bartlett, 9 March 1865, CW, 8:346.