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English: Original Declaration of Independence as printed on July 4, 1776, top of page 1. This is the original printing sent to the states & Army. It differs from the "engrossed" copy which was made later
Author Continental Congress


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2014-06-21 04:13 1014×516× (161116 bytes) Gwillhickers Remove snow-white photo-copy look; Add realistic paper tone.
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