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Faded Original - Declaration of Independence Today

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Hundreds of years after this original document was penned, it is very difficult to read.  Although most of the document is now highly faded, the signature of John Hancock is still visible.  He wanted to be sure that King George III could see it. 


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U.S. National Archives.

 

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