The 1815 corner­stone held a copy of the Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence and three glass jars con­tain­ing:

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Medals honor­ing both Washington and the Duke of Welling­ton A 1796 copy of Washington’s pres­i­den­tial farewell ad­dress A se­lec­tion of news­pa­pers pub­lished in 1815 U. S. coins made of cop­per, sil­ver and gold A copy of the Bi­ble printed in tiny “Diamond Type,” de­vel­oped in Bal­ti­more Be­hind a 1915 cen­ten­nial plaque, a sealed cop­per box held: A photo of the Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence A Star-Span­gled Ban­ner cen­ten­nial medal­lion A copy of the Bal­ti­more Amer­i­can news­pa­per from July 4, 1915 See some of these items at Mary­land His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety.

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