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Title
In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous declaration of the thirteen United States of America.
Contributor Names
United States.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Baltimore, in Maryland : Printed by Mary Katharine Goddard, [1777]
Genre
Autographs (Provenance)--Statesmen--United States--1777
Notes
-  "The first issue of the Declaration of Independence printed with the names [except that of Thomas McKean of Delaware] of the signers"--Wroth.
-  Text of the Declaration in two columns, with the names of the signers in four columns.
-  At end of text: In Congress, January 18, 1777. Ordered, that an authenticated copy of the Declaration of Independency, with the names of the members of Congress, subscribing the same, be sent to each of the United States, and that they be desired to have the same put on record. By order of Congress, John Hancock, president.
-  Evans 15650
-  Wroth, L.C. Maryland, 392
-  Wheeler, J.T. Maryland, 29
-  LC copy annotated "A true copy" and signed "John Hancock presid" and "attest Chas Thomson secy."
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 54 x 44 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 21
Digital Id
bdsdcc 02101 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/bdsdcc.02101
Library of Congress Control Number
90898037
Online Format
image
online text
Description
"The first issue of the Declaration of Independence printed with the names [except that of Thomas McKean of Delaware] of the signers"--Wroth. Text of the Declaration in two columns, with the names of the signers in four columns. At end of text: In Congress, January 18, 1777. Ordered, that an authenticated copy of the Declaration of Independency, with the names of the members of Congress, subscribing the same, be sent to each of the United States, and that they be desired to have the same put on record. By order of Congress, John Hancock, president. Evans 15650 Wroth, L.C. Maryland, 392 Wheeler, J.T. Maryland, 29 ESTC W14484 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy annotated "A true copy" and signed "John Hancock presid" and "attest Chas Thomson secy."
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/90898037
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United States, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous declaration of the thirteen United States of America. [Baltimore, in Maryland: Printed by Mary Katharine Goddard, 1777] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898037/. (Accessed November 17, 2017.)

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United States & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1777) In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous declaration of the thirteen United States of America. [Baltimore, in Maryland: Printed by Mary Katharine Goddard] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898037/.

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United States, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous declaration of the thirteen United States of America. [Baltimore, in Maryland: Printed by Mary Katharine Goddard, 1777] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/90898037/>.