Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence
A reprint of an 1848 original
In 1776, fifty-six Americans signed a simple document which unalterably changed the course of this country. Most know of the importance of the Declaration of Independence, but few know much about its Signers.
Through this book we can discover the private and public virtues of those venerated Americans who helped create the most stable and enviable nation in the world. Accompanied by fifty engravings, these biographies shed light on what Lossing terms, "the chief events in the lives of the men who stood sponsors at the baptism in blood of our infant republic."
Softcover, 384 pages.
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/2 "
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