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Thursday, February 4, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President sends to Edward Everett "the manuscript of my remarks at Gettysburg" for delivery to Ladies Committee of New York Metropolitan Sanitary Fair. Abraham Lincoln to Edward Everett, 4 February 1864, CW, 7:167-68.

Transmits to Senate correspondence between Union and Confederate authorities on exchange of prisoners. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 4 February 1864, CW, 7:168.

Interviews Dr. Zacharie and Goodman L. Mordecai of South Carolina, who thanks President for releasing him from Washington prison where he had been confined as Confederate agent. Bertram W. Korn, American Jewry and the Civil War (Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1951), 199.

President hosts State dinner for "members of the foreign legations and other distinguished guests." Mrs. Goddard is one of the dinner guests. Daily National Republican, 5 February 1864, 2d ed., 2:4; CW, 8:531.