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In Congress, July 4, 1776: A Declaration by the Representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress Assembled .

Signed by order and in behalf of the Congress, John Hancock, President. Attest. Charles Thomson, Secretary
Format
Book; Government Document; Broadside; Online
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 38 x 24 cm.
Uniform Title
Declaration of Independence
Published
[New York? : s.n., 1776]
Language
English
Notes
  • The 6th broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence. Cf. Michael J. Walsh. Contemporary broadside eds. of the Declaration of Independence, in the Harvard Library Bulletin, 1949.
  • Sometimes attributed to the New York printer, Samuel Loudon. Cf. Gathering history, the Marian S. Carson collection of Americana, 1999, p. 54.
  • In two columns, 65 lines in the first.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Mounted on cardboard. Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Gift of Albert H. Small, December 28, 2000.
Cited in
Walsh, M.J. Contemporary broadside editions of the Declaration of Independence (Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol. 3, no. 1, Winter 1949), 6.
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KF4506 .A1 1776e