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In the meantime this story happening today extremely rare chance to see one of the documents that change the course of our nation.
A copy of the thirteenth amendment that was signed by president Lincoln has just been painstakingly.
-- of course is the amendment that abolish slavery Trace Gallagher is live just -- reports this afternoon in our West Coast newsroom hello again Trace.
Hey mark I know you love history the thirteenth amendment as we all know was passed by congress and 18652.
Years after Abraham Lincoln's emancipation proclamation now for the past -- -- 150 years or so.
This document has -- stored in a number of buildings in and around Illinois.
None of them really had any good facilities for storage or climate so this copy.
Really when they pull it out of the vault at the Lincoln Museum a short time back was pretty well beaten up.
It was pulled out of -- vault.
And then it was written by the way -- which is a a Paper made -- animal -- the ink was kind of weakened flicking off the Paper was bred old wrinkled kind of puckered.
So Chicago man who owns the Paper conservation company.
Volunteered for free to restore this thing after months and months.
A putting it in humidifier to rehydrated.
And then flattening the document.
They will tomorrow for the first time put it on display in the Lincoln Library and Museum.
For all the public to see at least temporarily on display they're gonna take it down.
After a short time to make sure that it is again -- properly we should note there are still some copies.
Of the thirteenth amendment out there bot by millionaires for millions and millions of dollars and people believe.
The picture you're looking at right -- one of the most important documents.
In the history of the United States for the world has seen a few days in the Lincoln library.
Sounds like he did time for a Stanley -- to the Lincoln library Trace I think Lindsay coming up.
Thank you very much Trace Gallagher.
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