Government seizes and destroys 160-year-old historical documentsSubmitted by NHLiveFree on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 23:19
"Last summer, the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, N.C., Patricia Chastain discovered documents dating back to 1840 in their courthouse basement. After organizing a project with the local historical society to reserve these valuable documents, the government intervened. And now the documents have been destroyed. Lost forever.
Some records were ruined by the mold, but most were completely viable."
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