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th him. At five o'clock, I went to the depot, half an hour before the cars started, but could get no seat. They were packed; and I stood up for fifteen hours, from Washington to Jersey City. Nov. 6.—Arrived at the Astor House wearied and worn. Made a few calls upon relatives and friends, and, not having slept for thirty-six hours, retired early. Nov. 7.—Rained all day. Nothing talked of but the presidential election. Left in the Fall River steamer for home, and arrived at Boston. Nov. 8.—Election day, having been absent just three weeks. Had travelled eighteen hundred miles, and my expenses were just exactly one hundred and forty-three dollars and fifty-five cents ($143.55). Allow me to conclude this hastily written report in a few words. To the officers and men of the Armies of the Potomac and James, allow me to return my sincere and grateful thanks, for the many kindnesses I have received at their hands. I shall cherish them in my heart with unspeakable satisfactio<