ALS, VtU; ADfS, DLC-RTL. On January 9, Senator Trumbull wrote Lincoln:
``Agreeably to our verbal understanding, I enclose you the statement of Maj. Gen. Banks made to the Judiciary Com. of the Senate. The committee meets Wednesday, before which please return it, if convenient.
``In my statement as to what constitutes `enemy property' I may have been in error in supposing that the domicil & character of the owner was immaterial. As to some property this would be true but not in all cases.'' (DLC-RTL).
The lengthy statement of General Nathaniel P. Banks may be found in Thirty-eighth Congress, Second Session, Senate Miscellaneous Document No. 7.
 Charles Smith and R. King Cutler, senators-elect from Louisiana, were not seated.