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he concluding portion of a description of it given in the New York Herald: The President and Mrs. Lincoln did not dance, nor did the grave Secretaries trip the "light fantastic." There was a court set, however. Vice-Admiral Farragut, Major- General Banks, Congressman Arnold, and an attache of one of the legations, danced the Lancers together. Miss Buchanan, daughter of Commodore Buchanan, of the Boston Navy-Yard, and Miss Wilson, of Chicago, were in this set. An admiring crowd surrounded hrong inside. Andy Johnson's plebeians paid no more attention to the other distinguished people after supper time than they did to the Presidential party. Most of the aristocrats had gone home, and only the commoners remained in force. General Banks stood solitary for a quarter of an hour. The Vice-Admiral, his smiles gone, roamed about discontentedly, and soon stole away. The ball did not close, it fizzled out, like a poor piece of fireworks. After 2 o'clock the people were still eat