Magna Carta deposited in Congressional Library for duration of war. Washington, D.C., Nov. 28. The most cherished existing copy of the Magna Carta was today deposited in the Congressional Library here for the duration of the war by British Ambassador Lord Lothian. Librarian Archibald MacLeish, left, is shown thanking Lord Lothian after accepting the document which can be seen in the background. The Magna Carta will be on display for the public in a spot opposite the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

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Magna Carta deposited in Congressional Library for duration of war. Washington, D.C., Nov. 28. The most cherished existing copy of the Magna Carta was today deposited in the Congressional Library here for the duration of the war by British Ambassador Lord Lothian. Librarian Archibald MacLeish, left, is shown thanking Lord Lothian after accepting the document which can be seen in the background. The Magna Carta will be on display for the public in a spot opposite the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution
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