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In 1776 Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence on this portable desk of his own design. It features a hinged writing board and a locking drawer for papers, pens, and inkwell.
By the summer of 1776 members of the Second Continental Congress prepared to declare thei
In this post, readers are encouraged to think about how differently news travels now than it did when the United States first became a country. Most Americans did not learn of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress until weeks after July 4, 1776. W