Lincoln pardon to be pulled

A pardon signed by Abraham Lincoln, with a date altered to make it appear to be one of the president’s final acts before his assassination, will be taken out of circulation at the National Archives, which disclosed the tampering this week.

The document, which the Archives says was changed by a Woodbridge history buff to amplify its significance and promote the man’s career, will be kept in a locked vault at the agency’s downtown Washington headquarters, officials said Wednesday.

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