¶ The day before his inauguration the President signed 108 bills, including several appropriation measures. That evening he went to the Opera, to hear Aïda.
¶ Secretary Slemp slipped into the White House Office Building for a day on returning from Florida to clean up his desk and leave it neat for his successor.
¶ For the President's activities on inauguration day, see below.
¶ Following his inauguration, the President was very busy. Congratulations from all over the world poured in. Delegations from many states called. The Republican National Committee called. Secretary of State...