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#191 - Declaration of Independence

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Original early 1800s Pittsburgh newspaper celebrating Independence Day
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Two issues of the Pittsburgh weekly newspaper The Tree of Liberty, dated July 4, 1801, and July 2, 1803, each four pages, 10.75 x 17. The 1801 paper bears the complete text of the Declaration of Independence and a list of the signers by state, from New Hampshire to Georgia, as well as news articles on appointments by President Jefferson of “Commissioners to treat with several nations of Indians east of the Mississippi. Gen. Wm. R. Davie, Gen. James Wilkinson, and Col. Benjamin Hawkins” and “Agent with the Cherokees, and Military Agent in Tennessee, Col. Return J. Meigs—in place of Capt. Lewis and Col. Hendly.” The 1803 paper also bears the complete text of the Declaration of Independence. In very good condition, with uniform toning, some partial separations to hinges, and an area of paper loss along hinge of 1803 paper, not affecting any of the text. RR Auction COA.


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