Declaration of Independence Desk, Relic of Revolution

By: Bedini, Silvio A.

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The story of the pursuit of the desk on which Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, and the resolution of the problem of duplicate desks - which one in the Smithsonian was the real one? -- With photos, drawings, document illustrations -- Contents: The Events of '76 - Drafts of the Declaration - Gift to a Grandson-in-law - A Relic Comes of Age - Donation to the Nation - The Case of the Duplicate Desks - Congressional Investigation - The Relic Examined - A Later Vintage -- Appendixes; Description of the Jefferson Desk - Department of the Treasury Reproductions of the Jefferson Desk - Later Reproductions of the Jefferson Desk.Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. vii, 112pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.

Title: Declaration of Independence Desk, Relic of Revolution

Author Name: Bedini, Silvio A.

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: US History,

Publisher: Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1981

ISBN Number: 0874742412

ISBN Number 13: 9780874742411

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Like New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 042377