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This Week in History

December 1, 1862
The now-famous annual message to Congress by President Lincoln is read to the U.S. capitol.

December 2, 1819
Lincoln's widowed father Thomas and Sarah Bush Johnston are married by Rev. George Rogers in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

December 3, 1839
Lincoln is admitted to practice law in U.S. circuit courts.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"I appeal to you again to constantly bear in mind that with you, and not with politicians, not with Presidents, not with office-seekers, but with you, is the question, "Shall the Union and shall the liberties of this country be preserved to the latest generation?"
--Speech to Gov. Morton in Indianapolis, February 11, 1861

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