Emancipation Proclamation Copy Fetches $2m

Billionaire David Rubenstein purchased an original copy of the Emancipation Proclamation Tuesday for $2.084 million, adding to his historic document collection.

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    NEW YORK (AP).-A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy, who drew inspiration from the document as he enforced civil rights legislation in the 1960s, is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $1.5 ...
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  • Emancipation Proclamation fetches $2.1 million at auction
    New York — A rare original copy of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation ordering the freeing of slaves sold Tuesday at a New York auction for more than $2 million. It's the second-highest price ever paid for a Lincoln-signed ...
    06/29/2012 - 2:26 am | View Link
  • Emancipation Proclamation Copy Fetches $2.1 Million at Auction
    One of the few remaining signed original copies of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation sold at a New York auction for more than $2 million. The copy that was sold fetched the second-highest price ever paid for a Lincoln-signed proclamation.
    06/28/2012 - 3:43 am | View Link
  • Copy of Emancipation Proclamation Sells for Nearly $2.1 Million
    A rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, the document signed by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War that freed tens of thousands of slaves and laid the foundation for the end of slavery, sold for $2.085 million at auction in New York City ...
    06/27/2012 - 12:18 am | View Link
  • Emancipation Proclamation copy fetches $2mln
    This year Rubinstein also bought a copy of the US Declaration of Independence and in 2007 he acquired a copy of the Great Charter of the Liberties of England. All in all, President Lincoln signed 48 copies of the Proclamation.
    06/26/2012 - 11:17 pm | View Link
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