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Thursday, November 10, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews Miss Brady, daughter of former Cong. Jasper E. Brady (Pa.), who is probably seeking employment. Abraham Lincoln to William Dennison, 10 November 1864, CW, 8:99.

Informs H. W. Hoffman that Baltimore soldiers in Army of Potomac cast 1,428 votes, of which 1,160 were for Union ticket. Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Hoffman, 10 November 1864, CW, 8:100.

Interviews Mrs. Ella E. G. Hobart, who wants to be chaplain of 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery, and sends her to Sec. Stanton , who refuses appointment to a woman. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 10 November 1864, CW, 8:102-3.

Lincoln and Johnson Clubs of Washington, Georgetown, and Giesboro Point (opposite Arsenal) march to White House at night and serenade President, who appears at second-floor window and makes speech. Washington Chronicle, 10 November 1864, 11 November 1864; Hay, Letters and Diary; Response to a Serenade, 10 November 1864, CW, 8:100-2.

Writes Gov. Bramlette (Ky.): "If however, Gen. [John B.] Houston has been arrested for no other cause than opposition to my re-election Gen. Burbridge will discharge him at once, I sending him a copy of this as an order to that effect." Abraham Lincoln to Thomas E. Bramlette, 10 November 1864, CW, 8:98-99.

Requests Gen. Burbridge to report on arrest of Houston. Abraham Lincoln to Stephen G. Burbridge, 10 November 1864, CW, 8:99.