Historic Revolutionary War Letter Found In Museum's Attic
A letter written to the people of Great Britain pleading for reconciliation during the Revolutionary War was found in the attic of a New York museum.January 2, 2014
Here’s one time when neglecting to take out the trash was actually a good thing.
Workers at a New York City museum discovered a 250-year-old letter from the Continental Congress addressed to the people of Great Britain, pleading for reconciliation. And it’s about to make the museum some serious cash. (Via ArtfixDaily)
Emilie Gruchow, who works at Manhattan’s Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, was the one who found the 12-page original manuscript in the museum’s attic. George Washington had his headquarters in that mansion during the Revolutionary War. (Via The New York Times)