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February 27, 1860
Lincoln gives a now-famous speech at the Cooper Institute in New York City.

March 1, 1842
Lincoln is admitted to practice law in the United States District Court.

March 3, 1837
Lincoln and fellow Illinois legislator Daniel Stone write a protest against slavery.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today -- it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence, all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861

Lincoln Events

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  • March 24 Lincoln White House Lecture, Philadelphia, PA
  • March 24 Lincoln Gala, Peekskill, NY
  • April 6-8 Assassination Conference, Clinton, MD
  • April 9 Assassination Lecture, Canfield, OH

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