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First President George Washington's personal copy of the first acts of Congress, the U.S. Constitution and the proposed Bill of Rights shatters a record for documents sold at auction. Estimates were they would sell for $2 to $3 million. Turns out they went for far more. The documents were purchased by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association.
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Pres. Washington's Copy of First Congressional Acts Breaks Auction Record
First President George Washington's personal copy of the first acts of Congress, the U.S. Constitution and the proposed Bill of Rights shatters a record for documents sold at auction. Estimates were they would sell for $2 to $3 million. Turns out they went for far more. The documents were purchased by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association.
Date: 6/22/12
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Video by:  CNBC
 
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