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Found in: Virginia Military Institute Archives
In Congress, July 4, 1776: The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America [Declaration of Independence], ca. 1833 printing
Scope and Contents Engraving of Declaration of Independence by William J. Stone. It dates from around the time of the Stone's second printing, ca. 1833, and was one of his personal copies. Stone's engravings show both the text and the signatures in facsimile, very close in appearance to the original.
Scope and Contents The printed portion of the document outlines the proposed training regimen and lists estimated monthly expenses. This particular document was mailed to Christopher Damron, a lawyer in Allegheny County, who had inquired about enrolling his sons (they did not enroll) A handwritten note from VMI's treasurer William S. Polk to Mr. Damron appears at the bottom of the document.