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This Week in History
May 14, 1841
Lincoln's law partnership with Stephen Logan is announced in the Sangamo Journal.

May 15, 1862
President Lincoln approves the establishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

May 16, 1861
President Lincoln views the dress parade of the Seventh New York Regiment in Washington, DC.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"I think Slavery is wrong, morally, and politically. I desire that it should be no further spread in these United States, and I should not object if it should gradually terminate in the whole Union."
--Speech at Cincinnati, Ohio, September 17, 1859

Events Highlights
  • May 14 Penny Release (pdf), Boyhood National Memorial, IN
  • May 14-16 Lincoln Conference, Louisville, KY
  • May 15 Lincoln/War Lecture, Harrisburg, PA
  • May 15 Escape Route Tour, Washington, DC area
  • May 16 Lincoln Program (pdf), Fullerton, CA
  • May 16 Lincoln Film, Washington, DC
  • May 16 Lincoln Art Tour, Chicago, IL
  • May 16-17 Bicentennial Weekend, Millbury, MA
  • May 17 Lincoln Cottage Program, Lincoln City, IN
  • May 18 Lincoln Program, Washington, DC
  • May 19 Lincoln Lecture, New York City
  • May 21 Lincoln Lecture, Cleveland, OH
  • May 22 Assassination Play, Springfield, IL
  • May 23 Strawberry Party, Springfield, IL
  • May 23 Walking Tour, Fredericksburg, VA
  • May 23 Lincoln Concert, Olivebridge, NY

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