Among the countless items missing from the State House are two long-lost artifacts last seen in the early 20th century:

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MISSING! DE BERDT FAMILYCOAT-OF-ARMS

A DECORATIVE PIECE RESEMBLING THE CREST SEEN HERE, BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN MADE OF WOOD, WAS GIVEN TO GOVERNOR JOHN BATES (1903-1905) IN REMEMBRANCE OF COLONIAL AGENT DENNYS DE BERDT.

 

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MISSING! PORTRAIT OF JOHN ADAMS

THERE IS LITTLE INFORMATION ABOUT A MISSING PAINTING OF JOHN ADAMS, SECOND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND DRAFTER OF THE 1780 MASSACHUSETTS CONSTITUTION.

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FOUND! ALL THE WAY IN L.A.

IT APPEARS THAT A MISSING BUST OF EARLY EDUCATION REFORMER CHARLES BROOKS, SCULPTED IN 1842 BY THOMAS CRAWFORD, IS IN STORAGE AT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART (LACMA).

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