Washington snipped here? College says it found prez’s hair

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Washington snipped here? College says it found prez’s hair
abcaustin ^ | Feb. 18, 2018 | Mary Esch

Posted on 2/18/2018, 2:32:07 PM by bgill

Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the archives at New York’s Union College was a tiny envelope with the hand-scrawled words “Washington’s hair.” A librarian who had been cataloging old books gingerly opened the yellowed envelope to find a lock of silvery hair tied with a thread.

“It was one of those mind-blowing moments that happen every once in a while in a librarian’s life,” said John Myers, a catalog and metadata librarian at the college. “I thought, that doesn’t mean George Washington, does it?” It apparently does.

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