[written above date]: Stanton General Hospital.
A wet day, another [grand] illumination. in company with some friends made our way to the President's house, and heard good
speech from him and Senator Harlon of [illegible]. the President looked [overworn] and feeble, yet a [consciousness] of the
justice of his [position] make him appear grand. Received a good letter from Miss H.O. Flint of Rochester. also wrote a long
letter to Miss Gertrude Taylor. Orange, New Jersey. feel very well.