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[Congress voting the Declaration of Independence]

[Congress voting the Declaration of Independence]

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Summary

Print shows men gathered in the Assembly Room in the Pennsylvania State House (now called Independence Hall), Philadelphia. Completed figures include John Adams, Roger Sherman, James Wilson and Thomas Jefferson, handing a document to John Hancock, president of the Congress. Seated in the front from left to right are Samuel Adams, Robert Morris, Benjamin Franklin (in a Windsor chair), Charles Carroll and Stephen Hopkins (wearing a dark hat). (Source: American Antiquarian Society catalog, 2008)

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Date

01/01/1800
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Contributors

Savage, Edward, 1761-1817, engraver
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788, artist
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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