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The Declaration Committee : Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia, John Adams, of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin, of Pennsylvania, Roger Sherman of Connecticut, Robert R. Livingston, of New York, were appointed June 11th, 1776 a Committee to draw up a Declaration

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1 print : lithograph, col. ; 31 x 41 cm.
[New York : Currier & Ives], c1876.
"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1876 by Currier & Ives, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
There is residual type evidence that additional information was originally printed at the bottom corners of the print.
Group portrait, showing Jefferson (quill pen in hand), Sherman and Livingston seated at a table; Franklin (holding a draft of the document) and Adams are standing. A globe and 2 books, 1 opened, are on the floor near Jefferson's chair.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Deposit of Albert H. Small, July 14, 2003.
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