|Sherman had discussed his trip in correspondence with Chase on September 10 (above).|
|See Chase's letter of September 20 (above).|
Letterpress copy of autograph letter. Chase Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania (micro 23:0141).
Wash Septr. 30 1862
It is true that Mr. Weed dined with me. He desired to talk about the Tax Appointments and I desired to hear his opinions of the various persons in behalf of whom applications were made. We talked very fully and frankly as I thought on this subject; and I expressed freely my opinions on various other topics connected with the past and present of our country. Not a word was exchanged on the subject of the next Presidency nor an allusion made to it, that I remember; and I do not believe