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Census records from 1790 to 1940 are available to the public from the National Archives and Records Administration. Included in these records are Abraham Lincoln's 1850 and 1860 transcripts. At the time of these censuses, Lincoln lived and practiced law in Springfield, IL.
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Abraham Lincoln married Mary Todd on November 11, 1842.
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President Abraham Lincoln delivers his "Gettysburg Address" on November 19, 1863, in this sketch by A.R. Keller.
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On November 20, 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that the population of the United States reached 200 million at 11:03 a.m., according to the population clock at the Department of Commerce headquarters in Washington, DC.