New York Society Library

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Washington Crossing the Delaware
“Hurry!  One more fine, and
they close my account!”
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8627835.stm

“The first president of the United States of America borrowed two books from the New York Society Library in 1789 but failed to return them.

Adjusted for inflation, he has since racked up $300,000 in fines for being some 220 years late.”