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Tuesday, May 10, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Cabinet meets. President reads dispatches from Gens. Grant, Butler, Sherman, and others. Welles, Diary.

L. Montgomery Bond, on behalf of Sanitary Commission of Philadelphia, requests letter of President to be sold at Great Central Fair in June. Bond to Lincoln, 10 May 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln asks Gen. Wallace at Baltimore what trouble is with Dr. Francis L. Hawks, rector of Christ Church, ordered to take oath of allegiance or leave city within 24 hours. Order supported by Bishop William R. Whittingham. Abraham Lincoln to Lewis Wallace, 10 May 1864, CW, 7:335-36.