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Friday, July 10, 2009

THIS DECLARATION MADE SOMEONE HAPPY

Several times a year somebody comes to my library with a “real” Declaration of Independence. Each time so far, it has actually been one of the uncountable reprintings of the Declaration that is artificially aged to make it look older than it really is (brushing tea onto a certain kind of paper is one way to do it). But that doesn’t mean that there are no more “real” Declarations out there: one was found recently in the National Archives-- the archives in Kew, England, that is:

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