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Signers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-020
The collection consists of holographic letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence. Many of the letters describe the proceedings in Congress and some contain information relaitng to the progress of the Revolutionary War. One signer, Lewis Morris (1726-1798), is not included in the collection.

Dates

  • 1764-1828

General Physical Description note

60 items

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed at the John Work Garrett Library at Evergreen and is available by appointment only. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Use Restrictions

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet

Provenance

The letters were purchased by John Work Garrett.

General Physical Description note

60 items

Repository Details

Part of the John Work Garrett Library (Evergreen Museum and Library) Repository

Contact:
4545 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218 USA