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Tuesday, March 21, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers again with Lt. Comdr. Barnes with respect to accommodating Mrs. Lincoln and friends on trip to City Point, Va. They decide to charter steamer "River Queen" and use U.S.S. "Bat" for protection. Barnes, "With Lincoln," 517-19.

Sec. Welles calls on President regarding Smith brothers law case. Cabinet meets. Welles, Diary.

President and Mrs. Lincoln attend performance of Francois-Adrien Boieldieu's opera La Dame Blanche at Grover's Theatre. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 22 March 1865, 2d ed., 2:1.

Lincoln telegraphs Capt. Robert T. Lincoln at City Point: "We now think of starting to you about One P.M. Thursday. Don't make public." Abraham Lincoln to Robert T. Lincoln, 21 March 1865, CW, 8:369.

Writes Gen. Walter B. Scates: "If you choose to go to New-Mexico, and reside, I will appoint you Chief Justice there. What say you? Please answer." ["Most respectfully declined."] Abraham Lincoln to Walter B. Scates, 21 March 1865, CW, 8:369-70.