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Half mourning for Prince Albert.

--At the grand Presidential party at the "Republican Court in Washington, says the Herald, Mrs. Lincoln received the company with graceful courtesy. She was dressed in a magnificent white satin robe, with a black flounce half a yard wide, slooped with black lace, and a bonquet of care myrtle on her bosom. Her headdress was a wreath of black and white flowers, with a bunch of cape myrtle on the right side. The only ornaments were a necklace, earrings, brooch, and bracelets, of pearl. The dress was simple and elegant. The half mourning style was assumed in respect to Queen Victoria, whose oldest son had so lately been a guest at the Presidential mansion, and whose representative was one of the most distinguished among the guests on this occasion.

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