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Engraved Copy of the 1776 Declaration of Independence, Commissioned by John Quincy Adams, Printed 1823

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 and Stone, William James, 1798-18651823-07-04

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This is an exact, precise facsimile of one of America's greatest documents. It is one of two hundred copies commissioned by Secretary of State John Quincy Adams in 1820. It is an engraving made from the original document. Two copies each were given to the surviving signers and the rest distributed to Congress, state governments and colleges and universities.

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  • Title: Engraved Copy of the 1776 Declaration of Independence, Commissioned by John Quincy Adams, Printed 1823
  • Creator: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, Stone, William James, 1798-1865
  • Date: 1776-07-04
  • Date Created: 1823-07-04
  • Subject Keywords: United States. Declaration of Independence, Documents, Engravings (Prints), Prints (Visual works)
  • Type: Documents
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=63407
  • Object Name: Print (Visual work)
  • Object ID: 29.1060.1
  • Image ID: THF92259
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Dr. M.S. Seip

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