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Thursday, October 13, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Sec. Welles reports President happy over election returns. Welles, Diary.

Lincoln again at War Dept. telegraph office for reports on state elections. Randall, Lincoln, 4:235.

Estimates electoral vote in November election as 120 "Union Vote, for President" and 114 "Supposed Copperhead Vote." Estimated Electoral Vote, 13 October 1864, CW, 8:46.

Informs John Hay that he is in no hurry to replace Chief Justice Taney, who died last night. Hay, Letters and Diary.

Answers request of Gov. Morton (Ind.) that troops on furlough not return until after Presidential election: "I said [to Gen. Sherman] that any soldiers he could spare for October need not to remain for November." Abraham Lincoln to Oliver P. Morton, 13 October 1864, CW, 8:46-47.