A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence survived the Civil War hidden behind wallpaper – The Washington Post

Two hundred of the facsimiles were ordered by Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, a future president, who was concerned about the already worn condition of the 40-year-old original.

Source: A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence survived the Civil War hidden behind wallpaper – The Washington Post

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