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Wednesday, August 3, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President sends congratulations to Charles XV, King of Sweden and Norway, on marriage of Prince Nicolas Auguste. Abraham Lincoln to Charles XV, 3 August 1864, CW, 7:475.

Offers condolences to Francis Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, on death of Archduchess Hildegarde. Abraham Lincoln to Francis Joseph I, 3 August 1864, CW, 7:475-76.

Congratulates King Leopold of Belgians on birth of granddaughter. Abraham Lincoln to Leopold, 3 August 1864, CW, 7:477.

Congratulates William I, King of Prussia, on daughter born to Princess Antonie. Abraham Lincoln to William I, 3 August 1864, CW, 7:478-79.

Interviews Michael Burns, president of North Western Railroad, and refers him to Sec. Stanton . Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 3 August 1864, CW, 7:478.

Lincoln writes Gen. Grant: "'Putting our army South of the enemy' or of following [']him to the death' . . . will neither be done nor attempted unless you watch it every day, and hour, and force it." Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant, 3 August 1864, CW, 7:476.

Instructs Sec. Stanton to suspend order of Gen. Hunter, who directed arrest and shipment south of Union lines of secessionist residents of Frederick, Md. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 3 August 1864, CW, 7:477-78.