The President to-day said John Logan was acting so splendidly now that he absolved him in his own mind for all the wrong he ever did, and all he will do hereafter. . . . .
SOURCES: Clara B. Hay, Letters of John Hay and Extracts from Diary, Volume 1, p. 94; For the whole diary entry see Tyler Dennett, Editor, Lincoln and the Civil War in the Diaries and letters of John Hay, p. 82.