"News & Issues" piece on a copy of the Declaration of Independence found among p
"News & Issues" piece on a copy of the Declaration of Independence found among papers in a North Yarmouth house and auctioned off last year by Kaja Veilleux of Thomaston for $99,000. The State of Maine argues it is a public document, that the private sale a year ago is illegal, and the document should be returned to the town that received it in 1776. Stanley Klos, a Pittsburgh businessman and collector, made the winning bid through his agent, who Klos acknowledged was aware the state might claim ownership. Nancy McGinnis, librarian at Hubbard Free Library in Hallowell, is watching the North Yarmouth case with interest. Her library owns another Declaration copy from the same printer and though it was once available for public examination, it is now in safekeeping at the Maine State Museum.
US Declaration of Independence
Cartwright, Steve, ""News & Issues" piece on a copy of the Declaration of Independence found among p" (2000). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 4533.