Massachusetts Folk on President’s Mind and Conversation

November 5, 1864

Massachusetts Adjutant-General William Schouler writes to Massachusetts Governor John Andrew: “Called upon the President, whom I had not seen since he was inaugurated. I had known him when in Congress, and when I lived in the West. He knew me, and I passed an agreeable half-hour with him…”

President Lincoln writes a Boston woman, Charlotte B. Wise, who had requested a photograph for a Navy Photograph Book for our Sailors’ Fair, which opens on the 9th.”   He writes:”It gives me pleasure to comply with your request.”

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