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Monday, June 27, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with Sec. Welles on removal of Isaac Henderson, navy agent at New York. Abraham Lincoln to William C. Bryant, 27 June 1864, CW, 7:409-10.

President Lincoln writes to William Dennison, who chaired the Republican Party's national convention, where delegates nominated Lincoln for a second term. Dennison explained, "The Union men of the country . . . have seen you throughout this tremendous contest patient, sagacious, faithful, just; leaning upon the heart of the great mass of the people." Lincoln "gratefully accept[s]" the nomination and he commends the convention for recognizing the military. He writes, "[T]he soldier and the seaman . . . forever must and will be remembered by the grateful country for whose salvation they devote their lives." William Dennison, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, 14 June 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to William Dennison and Others, 27 June 1864, CW, 7:411-12.

Approves act to prevent smuggling, and for other purposes. Stat. L., XIII, 197.