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The Presidential inauguration. The Washington papers bring the particulars of the inauguration of President Lincoln, on Monday. The day before was chiefly spent by the crowd in chasing about to the different churches to catch a glimpse of "Old Abe;" but as he was closeted all day with Senator Seward, they did not get a view of him. At night, he rode to the Capitol and heard Senator Crittenden's speech. Monday opened fair, but very dusty. Pennsylvania Avenue was swept, and the Washington Rifles were placed in detachments on the house-tops along the route, in order to sweep the people should an occasion offer. The National Rifles, Captain Schaeffer, remained at their Armory, in uniform, subject to order. The Washington Star says: A little after 12 o'clock the word was passed along the line of the infantry on the avenue, and the cavalry on 14th street, to present arms. This was handsomely done, when the President and President elect emerged from the lower (14th street) do