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Adams, c. F.-remonstrance against depart. | Arbitary arrests—action of Government, 361 ;

ure of rebel cruisers from British ports, 461. debate in Congress, 873.
Address of Mr. Lincoln-at Springfield, 131; Arguelles surrendered to Cuban authorities,

at Tolono, 132; at Indianapolis, 132; beforo 56.5.
Indiana Legislature, 133 ; at Cincinnati, 184; Arkansas-President's letter to Gen. Steele,
at Columbus, 185; at Steubenville, 136; at 491; President's letter about Convention.
Pittsburg, 136, 187; at Clevelanıl, 140; at 492; election and adoption of a Free State
Buffalo, 141; at Rochester, 142; at Utica, Constitution, 493, 511.
143; at Albany, 143; at Troy, 145; at Hud- Assassination of Mr. Lincoln, 697; the scene
son, 146; at Poughkeepsie, 146; at Peeks. of death, 698, 785; grief throughout the
kill, 147; at Astor House, N. Y., 148; to land, 701; warnings against assassination,
Republican Association, 143; at City Hall, 779; reports, &c., relating to, 783; letter
150; at Jersey City, 150; at Newark, 151; from Booth, 793; trial and sentence of con-
at Trenton, 151; at Philadelphia, 153; at spirators, 796.
Independence Hall, 154; at Lancaster, 156; Assault on Mr. Seward, 699.
at Harrisburg, 156; at Washington, 158, 159 ; Atlanta captured, 544.
inangural, 162; to members of Congress from
Border States, 235; to Chicago committee
on emancipation of slaves, 254; at Wash- Banks-takes Port Hudson, 415; proclama.
ington about McClellan, 324; at serenade, tion for an election in Louisiana, 488; Red
September 24, 1562, 342; at Gettysburg, 412; River expedition, 516.
at Washington, July 5, 1863, 418; to working- Battle of Bull Run, 1861, 202; of Williams.
men of New York, 498; at fair in Washing- burg, 276; of Seven Pines and Fair Oaks,
ton. 501 ; at fair in Baltimore, 501; at fair in 255; of Gaines' Mills, 293 ; Malvern Hill,
Philadelphia, 503 ; to deputation of colored 294; Antietam, 317; Pittsburgh Landing,
persons, 505; to the country, 526; at Wash- 327; Fredericksburg, 407; Chancellorsville,
ington, 526; at Washington, 539; in re- 408 ; Gettysburg, 409; Vicksburg, 414; 1 ul.
sponse to nomination for re-election, 559, lahoma, 419; Chickamanga, 419; Chattanoo.
500; to Ohio regiments, 606, 607; at Wash- ga, 420; Olustee, 514 ; Sabine Cross-Roads,
ington, 609; apon result of election, 618, 516; Fort Pillow, 519; the Wilderness, 524;
614, 615; at Washington, 617, 618, 620; to Spottsylvania, 528; Coal Harbor. 529; Nash.
envoy of Hawaiian Islands, 623; at Wnsh- ville, 640; Fort Fisher, 642; Richmond, 678.
ington, 643; on adoption of Constitutional Blair, F. P., Jr., reappointment as Major-Gen-
amendments, 616; second inaugural, 670; eral, 472,
concerning the rebel conscription of negroes, Blair, F. P., Sen., visit to Richmond, 618.

674; on victory and reconstruction, 684. Booth, J. Wilkes--assassinates the President,
Alabama sunk, 533.

696; death of, 713, 788; letter of, 793.
Anecdotes and reminiscences of President Border States-reply of the members to Presi.

Lincoln, 725; his sadness, 726-T28; his fa- dent's address, 236; Hon. Mr. Maynari's
vorite poem, 728-780; his religions expe- reply, 238.
rience, 780-735 ; his sympathy, 735-743; his Brazil, relations with, 622.
humor, shrewdness, and sentiment, 743–759 ; Bachanan-official action on Secession, 111;

the Emancipation Proclamation, 759-766. last message, 117; dissolution of his Cabinet,
Appendix-letters on sundry occasiops, 767; 117; message on Secession, 11S.

we President and General McClellan, 772; Burnside, Gen.—succeeds McClellan in Army
warnings against assassination, 779; reports, of Potomac, 823; battle of Fredericksburg,
dispatches, and proclamations relating to the 407; arrests Vallandigham, 384; relieved
assassination, 783 ; important letter from J. from command, 407; defence of Knoxville,
Wilkes Booth, 793; trial of conspirators, 796. 420.

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Butler, Gen.-seizes City Point, 527; expedi- States not entitled to representation in elec-

tion to Fort Fisher, 610; removal from com- toral college, 641, 664; passage of constitu-
mand, 642.

tional arnendment prohibiting slavery, 613;
establishes Freedmen's Bureau, 645; declara-

tion in regard to rebel debt, 665; authorized
Cabinet-dissolution of Buchanan's, 117; or. a loan of $600,000,000, 666.

ganization of Lincoln's, 170; resignation of Constitution-amendment forbidding interfer-
Secretary Cameron, 23.

ence with slavery, 121; amendment abolish
Cameron-resignation of, as Secretary of War, ing slavery, 469.

249; President's message concerning, 248. Correspondence in regard to peace, 571.
Chambersburg burned, 311.

Crittenden Compromise, 119; resolution de-
Charleston, evacuation of, 668.

claring the objects of War, 200.
Chase, S. P., appointed Chief Justico, 624. Curtis, Gen.-appointed to command in Mis-
Christian Cointnission, letter froin President souri, 428; his removal, 428

to, 500.
City Point occupied by Gen. Butler, 527.
Colfax, elected Speaker of House of Repro- Dayton, Mr., interviews, &c., with French Min-
sentatives, 445.

ister in regard to Mexico, 464.
Colonization-President's views on, 229; Presi- Democratic Party-its position at time of elee-

dent's interview with colored men on, 505; tion, 1860, 108; defeat in 1969, 443; position
attempts to colonize New Grenada, 508; in 1564, 591; nominates McClellan, 598.
colony to Ile à Vache, 508.

Douglasmon Missouri Compromise, 43; speech
Commissioners from rebels, 170.

at Springfield, H, 46; on Lecompton Bill, 50:
Coinprounise-Crittenden's, 119; special com- elected senator, 76.

mittee of Congress on, 120; report of resolu- Dred Scott decision, 47, 49, 61.
tions by committee, 121; adoption of the

resolutions, 122.
Confederacy-organization of the Rebel Gov. Election of President, 1861, 107; State elections

ernment, 112; objects of the Confederacy of 1862, State elections of 1863, 443; election
stated by Mr. Stephens, 115.

of President, 1864, 612, 664
Conference at Hampton Roads, 648; rebel ro- Emancipation-President's reply to Chicago

port of, 631; correspondence in relation committee on, 251; Proclamation of Septem
thereto, 653 ; remarks on, 661.

ber, 1862, 257; incidents connected with, 750 ;
Confiscation Bill, 200; debate in Congross on, Proclamation of January, 1863, 260; in Mis-

201, 240; its provisions, 243; supplementary souri, 511; amendment of Constitution, 643.

resolution, 244; message approving, 245. England-instructions to our Minister at out
Congress – appoints committee on Compro- break of the rebellion, 182; protest against

mise, 120; adoption of Cornpromise resolu- her recognition of the rebels as belligerents
tion, 121; action on amendment of Constitu- 183; the Trent affair, 209; privateers, 833 :
tion, 122; action on Crittenden resolution stoppage of rebel rams, 462.
and Peace Conference, 128; meeting in extra Everett, Edward, death of, 642.
session, July 4, 1861, 186; adoption of reso-
lution on the objects of the war, 200; bills on
confiscation - employment of slaves, 200; Fac simile of letter, 589.
meeting in December, 1961, 212; resolution Farragut, Com. enters Mobile harbor, 548.
on slavery, 231 ; effect of Bull Run defeat on Florida, expedition of General Gillmore, 513:
legislative action of, 226; abolishes slavery defeat at Olustee, 514.
in Territories, 128; abolishes slavery in Dis- | Forged proclamation, 566.
trict of Columbia, 228; Approves compen- Fort Fisher captured, 640.
sated einancipation, 231; debate on Confisca- Fort Pillow, capture of, 519.
tion Bill, 240; the Currency Bill. 239; meet- France-offer of mediation, 835; reply of Mr,
ing, December, 1662, 344; debate on arbitrary Sewarı, 835; our relations with, 463.
arrests, 861; anthorizes letters of inarque, Freedinen-proposition to colonize, 504; un-
371 ; admission of members from Louisiana, successful efforts to plant colonies in New
370; meeting, December, 1963, 415; action in Grenada and Ile à Vache, 509; enlistment of
reference to French in Mexico, 467; debates into the army, 510; at Presirlential recep
of 1863, 468; action on slavery, 469; repeals tion, 637; bureau established for, 663.
Fugitive Slave Law, 470; action in regard to Fremont - appointed to Department of the
senators and representatives from Arkansas, West, order of ernancipation, 207; Presidents
493 ; adoption of bill for reconstruction of revocation of order, 203; removal from com-
Heates, 494; meeting, December, 1864, 620; mand of Western Departınent 484: agree
action upon Reciprocit; Trenty. 644; rebel ment with Price, 434; popular demonstra-

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tions in favor of, 425; asks to be relieved, Knoxville, siege of, raised, 430.
802; nominated for President, 551; with-

drawal from canvass, 595.
Fugitive Slave Bill repealed, 470.

Letter of the President-to Governor Hicks,
Funeral services at Executive Mansion, 708. of Maryland, 174; to commissioners from

Virginia, 179; to General Fremont, revoking

his order, 208; to H. Greeley, 253; to Me
Grant, Gen.-siege and capture of Vicksburg, Clellan concerning an advance on Richmond,

413; appointment as Lieutenant - General, 266; to McClellan about retaining Blenker,
476; letter to President, 523; moves forward 271; to McClellan about strength of his army,
the Army of the Potomac, 524; fights the 273; to McClellan about McDowell, 280; to
battles of the Wilderness, 524; dispatch of, McClellan about withholding McDowell, 281 ;
528 ; crosses the James River and besieges to McClellan about Jackson, 281 ; to McClel-
Petersburg and Richmond, 530, 541, 640, 666, lan about Hanover Junction, 233; in reply
677; final assault, 678; receives the capitula- to McClellan, 290; about re-enforcements
tion of Lee, 683, 684.

after seven days' battles, 293, 294, 295; on
Greeley - President Lincoln's letter to, 253; the strength of McClellan's army, 297; to

correspondence of, in reference to alleged McClellan after Antietam, 819; to McClellan
peace commissioners, 571.

about horses, 321; to Fernando Wood, 311;
Gettysburg-battle of, 409; President's procla- to comınittee of Albany meeting, 330; coin-

mation of victory, 411; dedication of Ceme- mittee of Ohio Convention, 394; to Gover-
tery, 412.

nor Seymour on the draft, 403 ; second letter
on the same subject, 405; dispatches to Chi.

cago, 406; letter of thanks to General Grant,
Habeas Corpus—first instance of suspension, 416; to General Hunter on taking coinmand

375; action of the Government, 873; procla- in Missouri, 424; to General Schofield, 428;
mation suspending, 381; proclamation on to committee from Missouri, 432; on church
subject, 398.

quarrels in Missouri, 438; to Union conven-
Hahn, M.-elected Governor of Louisiana, 489;

tion in Illinois, 440; on payment of bounties,
invested with powers of, 489.

478; to House of Representatives on General
Halleck, Gen.-letter to McClellan on the ne- Blair, 473; on aiding people of East Tennes-

cessity of aiding Pope, 299 ; letter about his see, 475: to editor of N. A. Review, 482; to
leaving the Peninsula, 299; orders McClellan C. Bullitt, Louisiana, 454; to Governor Shep-
to advance after Antietam, 818 ; letter about

ley, on electing members of Congress in
fugitive slaves, 330.

Louisiana, 486; to committee of plantors,
Hampton Roads, conference at, 648.

Louisiana 437; to M. Hahu, Louisiana, 489;
Harris, B. G., censured by House of Repre-

to General Banks, Louisians, 490; to Gen-
sentatives, 472.

eral Steele, of Arkansas, 491; about Arkansas
Iooker, Gen.-succeeds General Burnside in Convention, 492; to General Gillmore, about
Army of Potomac, 408; is relieved from com-

Florida, 514; to workingmen of Manchester,
mnnd, 408.

496; to workingmen of London, 498 ; to
Hunter, Gen.-his order abolishing slavery in

Christian Commission, 500; to H. W. Hoff-
South Carolina, 233; Lincoln's letter to, in man, Maryland, 512; to General Grant, 523 ;
Missouri, 424; wins & victory at Piedmont, to Colonel Loomis, 524; to F, A. Conkling,
630.

553 ; to committee of Convention, 563; to J.
House of Representatives censures Alexander C. Welling, 564; in regard to alleged peaco
Long and B. G. Harris, 472

commissioners, 573, 575, 576, 580; to H. J.
Raymond, 587, 588; in reply to protest of

Tennesseans, 698; to M. Blair, 602; tender-
Invasion

- proposed rebel invasion of the ing thanks to General Sheridan, 604; to H,
North, 177; invasion of Pennsylvania by W. Hoffman, 609, to J. Phillips, 615; to Mrs.
General Lee, 409.

Bixy, 616; to Mrs. Gurney, 616; to J. Mao-
lean, 619; to Governor Smith, Vermont, 667;

to Mr. Hodges, Kentucky, 767; to General
Johnson, Andrew - Provisional Governor of Hooker, 769, 769; to General McClellan, 778;

Tennessee, 489; proclamation regulating to J. B. Fry, 770; to Governor Magoffin,
election, 596, 597; elected Vice-President, 770; to Count Gasparin, 771.
664; takes oath of office and becomes Presi- Lincoln, Abraham-autobiography, 17; split-
dent, 714.

ting rails, 28; flatboatman, 23, 24; grocery
keeper, 25; Captain in Black Hawk War, 25;

elected to Legislature, 26; lettor to Col. Allen,
Kilpatrick-raid to Richmond, 515.

27; protest on slavery, 28; defends Arm.

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strong, 29 ; estimation by the bar, 32; eloct. Magruder's report of rebel strength at York.
ed to Congress, 33; opposes the Mexican

town, 274.
war, 38; resolutions on Mexican war, 35; Maryland-passage of troops through Balti.
spoech on internal improvements, 36; on more, 173; President's correspondence with
slavery in the District of Columbia, 39; on Governor Hicks, 174; President's interview
Wilmot proviso, 41; on Pacheco case, 41; with authorities, 175; arrest of members of
candidate for Senator, 41, 44, 51; invents a the Legislature, 878; abolition of slavery, 511.
boat, 42 ; on popular sovereignty, 44, 79; in Maynard, Horace, roply to President's address
Frimont campaign, 46; speech at Spring. on emancipation, 288.
fiold, 47, 52; spoech at Chicago, 58; debate McClellan – appointed commander-in-chief
with Douglas, 02; questioned by Douglas, 265; report of rebel strength at Yorktown,
64; questions Douglas, 85; speech at Col- 274; movement to the Chickshominy, 277;
umbus, 78; speech at Cincinnati, 81; speech reports of Williamsburg, 276; wants McDow.
at Cooper Institute, New York, 85; visit to ell to join him by water, 279, 287; letter of
New York, 100; visit to Five Points, 100; advice to the President, 296; ordered to with
lotter on Jefferson, 101 ; nominated at Chi-

draw from the Peninsula, 298; ordered to
cago, 102; visited by committee, 104; accepts superintend the forwarding of re-enforce
nomination, 105; election to Presidency, 107; ments to Pope, 303; his failure to aid Pope.
departure for Washington, 131; arrival at 303; suggests that Pope be left to "get out
Wasbington, 158; inauguration, 161; inter. of his scrape, " 310; stops Franklin's advance,
view with the mayor of Baltimore, 175; visit 311; failure to pursue Lee after Antietam,
to the army before Petersburg, 532; nomi- 312; ordered to advance, 818; nominated for
nated for re-election to Presidency, 558; ac-

Presidoncy, 593.
copts nominstion, 559, 563; interview with Meade, Gen.-succeodø Hooker, 409; fights at
weatern men, 568; course pursued in regard

Gettysburg, 410.
to salary, 600; re-election to Presidency, 612, Message of the President-extra session of Con
664; roceives colored people, 687; holds con-

grese, July, 1861, 186; first annusl, Decem-
ference with rebel commissioners at Hamp-

ber, 1501, 212; rocommending nld to States
ton Roads, 650 ; second inauguration, 1865,

emancipating slaves, 229; approving bill to
670; visits Army of Potomac, 677; remarks

abolish slavery in District of Columbia, 228;
on military position of Sherinan, 679; tele-

approving confiscation bill, 245; sustaining
graphs from City Point the progress of bat-

Secretary Cameron, 248; second annual, 1562
tle, 679; visits Richmond, 681; interviews

844; recommending aid fot emancipation,
with leading men of Richmond, 653; disro-

854; on the currency, 366; third annual
garis warnings in regard to his personal

1863, 445; in reforence to commission of Gen-
Sifety, 692; roinarks to Mr. Colfax, 694; at-

oral F. P. Blair, 473, 474; in regard to relief
tends a meeting of the Cabinet, April 14,

of people of East Tonnessee, 475; recom-
1865, 094; interview with Colfax and Ash-

mending continuance of bounties to volun-
mun, 695; attends the theatre, 695; his ab-

toers, 478; fourth annual, 1861, 624; trans-
sassination, 697; the scene of death, 698, 778;

mitting correspondence relative to Hampton
funeral Bervices at Executive Mansion, 708;

Ronds conference, 658; concerning represen-
funeral cortega, 704; its progress from Wash-

tation in electoral college, 664.

Mexico-the new empire, 463; Mr. Seward's
ington to Springfield, 706-711; burial, 712;

letter on, 465; President declines to recog
estimate of Mr. Lincoln's character, 715.

nize, 466; resolution of House of Represent
For official papers, &c., 800 ADDRESS, LET- atives, 467.
TER, MESSAGE, ORDER, PROCLAMATION. Missouri--condition of the State at outbreak os

the rebellion, 422; emancipation in, 427; ap-
For traits of character, see ANACDOTES AND pointment of Gen. Curtis, 428; President's
REMINISCENSES.

dispatch about, 428; Gen. Schofield's appoint-

ment, 428; President's instructions to, 456
Long, Alexander, censured by House of Rep- bis removal, 437; President's interview with
resentativos, 471.

radicals of, 429; abolition of slavery in, 431,
Louisiana-almission of members of Congresa, 011; mass convention, 481; President's let.

370 ; movements for reorganization, 453; ter to Mo, committee, 482; President's letter
President's letter to Governor Shepley, 456; on church contests, 428; President's letter
application for authority to call a Convention, to Gen. Hunter, 424.
486: application of planters to the President, Mobile harbor defenced captured, 543.
437; President's reply, 457; General Banks's
proclamation ordering an election, 488; elec-
tion of Governor Ilahin, 489; abolition of National Militia--passage of the conscription
elavery, 511; l'resident's remarks, 684. bill, 864; its provisions, 8G1; President's
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