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2008-08-27 20:56:04

The U.S. Constitution was drafted on hemp paper, and the final draft was written on animal parchment.

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The United States Constitution in written on parchment paper. Parchment is made from treated animal skin, which is usually sheep skin.


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Actually it was not paper but animal skin.... Most likely lamb... dried and stretched, wetted and stretched more... then dried again. we made the cases that now contain the "charters of Freedom". that's the declaration, constitution and the bill of rights. The original document was written on hemp, but the one that was signed was written on parchment or dried animal skin


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