sembling of Congress.
Hence we came on after Thanksgiving, going to No. 3 Iowa Circle, to which residence we had removed after General Logan's nomination at Chicago, feeling it necessary to have a house of our own to accommodate the ever-increasing number of callers and visitors.
On January i, 1885, we held a reception here.
The house was beautifully decorated with flowers.
In order to help entertain the constant stream of callers, I had with me Mrs. Cullom, wife of Senator Cullom, Mrs. George Upton, Miss Edith Andrews, later my son's wife, Mrs. Duval, wife of Lieutenant, now General Duval, Mrs. Rounds, Mrs. Moore, Miss Nash, Miss Eads, Miss Otes, Mrs. E. B. Wight, and Mrs. Stevenson, wife of Colonel Stevenson of the Geological Survey.
Mrs. Stevenson is the author of the best book on the Indians ever written for that department of the Government.
Early in January General Logan had to go to Springfield, as his friends had informed him there were all sorts of combinations and c