Sotheby's To Auction American Historical And Cultural Treasures

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A detail of the Emancipation Proclamation owned by American statesman... News PhotoAuction,Emancipation Proclamation,Horizontal,Human Interest,New York City,Politician,Robert Kennedy - Attorney General,Sotheby's,Statesman,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2010 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: A detail of the Emancipation Proclamation owned by American statesman and politician Robert Kennedy is seen at Sotheby's auction house December 3, 2010 in New York City. The document, one of only 25 copies in existance of Abraham Lincoln's historic edict that freed American slaves, is estimated to be worth more than a million dollars. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)