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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

George Washington's Copy of the Constitution For Sale

From the Daily Mail online:

George Washington's inscribed copy of the United States Constitution is being sold at auction next week, and is expected to fetch up to $3 million.
The hardcover 'First Acts of Congress,' a personalised copy from 1789, comes with penciled notes made by America's first president next to parts including controlling the Army and Navy and having the power to write treaties.
Mr Washington also wrote 'President' in his calligraphic cursive on the brand-new Constitution, which will be auctioned in New York on June 22.

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