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Saturday, July 1, 2006
“Objects associated with famous Americans have been an obsession for collectors almost since the founding of the Republic.
Letters written entirely in Washington’s hand are far scarcer, and depending on their content, command astounding prices. Letters written during the Revolutionary War in which Washington discusses military strategy or expresses personal sentiments have sold for $750,000. Almost any letter written entirely by George is valued in the low five figures.”