Lock Of George Washington’s Hair Auctions For More Than $35K


A lock of hair purportedly from George Washington has fetched more than $35,000 at auction.

The hair from America’s first president was attached to an 1870 letter signed by former Secretary of State James Alexander Hamilton, according to Lelands Auctions, which sold the founding father’s follicles.

The wax-sealed note from Hamilton — the third son of Alexander Hamilton — said the hair from Washington was included as a mark of the “respect and regard” its sender had for the woman receiving it.

Read more at The Hill.



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