He was, after all, writing before the collapse of communism and the opening of the archives of various intelligence agencies.
Jenny and Ichabod rack their brains before eventually deciding to hunt for the missing Franklin documents at the archives.
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c.1600, from French archif (16c.), from Late Latin archivum (singular), from Greek ta arkheia "public records," plural of arkheion "town hall," from arkhe "government," literally "beginning, origin, first place" (see archon).