Ok, so I was just browsing the internet, you know, and I thought of reading some of the world's undiscovered mysteries. Before I tell you what happened next, I think I found out from where Bill Cipher got his name.
So, I came across an article called "Beale Ciphers". The Beale Chipers are a set of three ciphertexts that supposedly reveal the location of one of the grandest buried treasures in U.S. history: thousands of pounds of gold, silver and jewels. The treasure was originally obtained by a mysterious man named Thomas Jefferson Beale in 1818 while prospecting in Colorado.
Of the three ciphertexts, only the second one has been cracked. Interestingly, the U.S. Declaration of Independence turned out to be the key — a curious fact given that…Read more >