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The Declaration of Independence

United States
Format
Book; Online
Description
[26] p. : ill. ; 33 cm.
Uniform Title
Declaration of Independence
Published
New York : Seaver & Co., and H.G. Lawrence, No. 1, Vesey Street, Astor House, 1860.
Language
English
Notes
  • Cover title.
  • "Seaver's sketches" at bottom of p. [2] & [9]
  • Dedication and preface signed L.S.
  • Facsimile of the original document, in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson, with facsimile signatures. Followed by brief biographical sketches of the signers.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1: Cover, including imprint, printed in red-tinted bronze, with ornamental border in tinted bronze and blue; sheets tied with red ribbon. Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Deposit of ALbert H. Small, July 14, 2003.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: 32 cm. Cover printed in blue-green; sheets tied with green ribbon. Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Deposit of ALbert H. Small, July 14, 2003.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 3: Cover, including imprint) printed in blue-tinted bronze, with ornamental border in tinted bronze and blue; sheets tied with red ribbon. "The property of H.D. Brock, Captured at Newbern North Carolina Mar 14th 1862" written along right edge of cover. According to the book seller, Henry Brock (1842-1927) served as a private in the 25th Massachusettes Infantry which participated in the Battle of New Bern. Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Deposit of Albert H. Small, January, 2007.
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KF4506 .A1 1860b