Emancipation Proclamation, 13th Amendment Sell for Millions at Auction

Copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment sold for a total of more than $4 million by auction house Sotheby's on Wednesday.
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Anti slavery document signed by president. Abraham Lincoln so for more than four million dollars as bidders recognize its historical value. Sotheby's auction off one of the fourteen copies of the thirteenth amendment signed by Lincoln the document signed an 1865. Went for 2.4. Million dollars it has the signatures of the vice president and thirteen senators. A limited edition print of the emancipation proclamation. Was bought by telephone bidder for two point one billion dollars it was signed by Lincoln and the secretary of state belonging to museums. Can pick.

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