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Meerschaum Pipe
Found Charlotte
Leads to "The legend writ, the stain affected, the key in Silence undetected, fifty-five in iron pen, Mr. Matlack can't offend."
Found by Ben Gates

"Is it a...billion dollar pipe? Is it a...million dollar pipe?"
Riley Poole[src]

The Meerschaum pipe was found on the Charlotte. It is the clue the gave Ben Gates the idea about the Declaration of Independence. The stem of the pipe revealed a riddle when covered in an ink like liquid and rolled out on paper.