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After more than 70 years, a stolen Alexander Hamilton letter may soon return home to Massachusetts

May 18, 2019 - CNN

(CNN) -- It's like a plot out of one of the "National Treasure" movies.

A stolen historic document lost to time, only to be discovered more than 70 years later at an auction.

Only thing is, unlike the Nicholas Cage movies, this document isn't a link to some sort of world-altering conspiracy.

Instead, the 1780 letter from Alexander Hamilton to Maj. Gen. Marquis De la Fayette in Rhode Island simply said "enemy" forces were coming to Rhode Island, putting the French forces in ...