The Declaration of Independence with Short Biographies of its Signers
6.75 x 4.25 inches
This handsomely bound gift edition includes a transcription of the Declaration of Independence followed by engravings and biographical information of its signers, from B.J. Lossing's Biographical Sketches of the Signers of the Declaration of American Independence, published in 1848. Adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, and released to the public that day, the original Declaration was signed only by John Hancock, president of the Congress.