arrests, imprisonments and punishments.
It is said that many cases of glaring injustice have come to light, and many others are expected to be developed by his supersedure.
Major-General Butler is ordered to turn over his command, all moneys and Government property, and the civil fund in his possession, to the person named by Lieutenant-General Grant as his temporary successor, and to proceed to Lowell, Massachusetts, and to report to the War Department by letter.
Major-General Edward Otho Cressup Ord, commanding the Twenty-fourth army corps, has been named the temporary successor of General Butler, and will at once take charge of the Department.
Lincoln's levee — the Ape in White kid gloves.
The Washington Star (court journal) has a description of Lincoln's New- Year levee.
The White House was thronged from 8 o'clock till 11 o'clock. The Star says:
The President, who was dressed in a plain suit of black, with white kid gloves, stood just inside of the door