To observe each anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln; to preserve and make more readily accessible the landmarks associated with his life; and to actively encourage, promote and aid the collection and dissemination of authentic information regarding all phases of his life and career.
Washington, DC.

About 300 members of U.S. Christian Commission, attending annual meeting of organization, call on President, who replies briefly to address by Rev. G. H. Stuart, chairman. Reply to Delegation of Christian Commission, 27 January 1865, CW, 8:241-42.

President interviews W. O. Bartlett. Bartlett to Lincoln, 26 January 1865, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Transmits to Senate communication from attorney general regarding nominations. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 27 January 1865, CW, 8:242-43.