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DB-1876. Detail of an opened love letter. The brown stains are from the adhesive, which has darkened over time, once used to secure the letter shut after it was folded into an intricette diamond-shaped enclosure.

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Opened letter

DB-752. Handling letters folded for 400 years requires care otherwise the paper may tear at the places where the folds intersect each other.

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Opened letter

DB-2004.

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Opened letter

DB-2146. Check out the detail of the seal in the "seals" section.

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DB-2040.

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Opened letter

DB-0365.