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Mr. Lincoln in Washington.

From Washington dispatches we give below an account of Mr. Lincoln's doings in Washington, Monday!

The Hon. Lewis Cass, ex-Secretary of State, called, in company with Mr. Seward, this morning, and paid his respects to the President-elect. They conversed some time on the present condition of the country, and the veteran statesman evinced great emotion as he addressed Mr. Lincoln in relation to the difficulties by which he was surrounded. Mr. Lincoln was much affected and expressed himself as fully appreciating his position.

After an interchange of opinion for more than a half hour, Mr. Cass retired, in company with his son-in-law. Mr. Ledyard, leaving Mr. Lincoln and Mr. Seward closeted together. In a few minutes after General Cass had left a servant appeared with a card endorsed "H. Greeley." Mr. Greeley was waiting in the passage, and the servant returned in a few minutes with the reply that "Mr. Lincoln is engaged." Mr. Greeley questioned him, and on ascertaining that Mr. Seward was there, and that he passed the card to him as he gave the answer, was quite furious. He had just arrived and presented himself in a new black suit, and a black suit, and a black beaver, looking better than I have seen him for some time. Having cast, the vote of Oregon for Mr. Lincoln, he had cause to exclaim et tu brute. There is no longer any doubt that Mr. Seward has the inside track of the ribune.

Mr. Lincoln was afterwards called upon by the President, Senator Powell, Hon. Preston King, Vice-President Breckinridge, Senator Doolittle, Commodore Spalding, and other gentlemen of note.

A throng of ladies, among whom was the family of Gen. Cass, paid their respects to Mrs. Lincoln, who held quite a levee up to 2 P. M.

At 2 o'clock Mr. Lincoln, accompanied by Senator Seward, visited the Capitol, and spent a short time on the floor of both Houses, where he was greeted by his friends. He also visited the chamber of the Supreme Court, and was presented by Mr. Seward to the Justices.

Mr. Lincoln spent Sunday afternoon at Mr. Seward's dwelling, and in the evening received Senators Sumner, Hale, and other extremists at his rooms. Mr. Seward monopolizes him nearly all the time, and he appears perfectly willing to remain under the wing of the New York statesman.

The Washington Confederation, noticing the reception by the ‘"President-elect,"’ Saturday morning, says:

‘ At nine o'clock, according to previous arrangement, Mr. Lincoln received the Peace Congress. The members formed in procession in the hall where they meet, and proceeded to the reception parlor; ex-President Tyler, and Governor Chase, of Ohio, led the van. The latter introduced Mr. Tyler. Mr. Lincoln received him with all the respect due his position. The several delegates were then presented to Mr. Lincoln by Governor Chase, in the usual manner.

’ When the tall General Doniphan, of Missouri, was introduced, Mr. Lincoln had to look up to catch Doniphan's eye. He immediately inquired.

‘"Is this Doniphan who made that splendid march across the Plains, and swept the swift Camanches before him?"’

‘"I commanded the expedition across the Plains."’ modestly responded the eneral.

‘"Then you have come up to the standard of my expectation,"’ rejoined Mr. Lincoln.

After the reception of the Peace Congress was concluded, a large number of citizens were presented. Mr. Lincoln was then notified that the ante-rooms and main parlors of the hotel were filled with ladies, who desired to pay their respects, to which the President elect very promptly consented. The ladies then passed in review, each being introduced by the gentleman who accompanied her. Mr. Lincoln underwent the new ordeal with much good humor.

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