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The Declaration of Independence


Jefferson's 'original Rough draught' of the Declaration of Independence.

Jefferson's "original Rough draught" of the Declaration of Independence

CREDIT: Jefferson, Thomas. "Jefferson's "original Rough draught" of the Declaration of Independence, written in June 1776, including all the changes made later by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and other members of the committee, and by Congress." June 1776. Declaring Independence: Drafting the Documents, Library of Congress.

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