From Indignant Protest to Hesitant Revolutionaries: Maryland and the American Revolution, 1765-1776

Maryland State Archives: Documents for the Classroom
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Julian Boyd, Declaration of Independence, Library of Congress, 1943. Thomas Jefferson's analysis of the Declaration of Independence (July 2-4, 1776) prepared for James Madison in May 1783 which indicates changes made by the drafting committee and by Congress.   Frederick R. Goff,  John Dunlap Broadside. The First Printing of the Declaration of Independence, Library of Congress, 1976.  The copy now in the Public Record Office of Great Britain, (Admiralty Records, Adm.1/487/34) transmitted by Vice Admiral Lord Richard Howe on July 28, 1776.  MSA SC 2221-2-18.

Thomas Jefferson's analysis of the Declaration of Independence as a PDF
The copy now in the Public Record Office of Great Britain, (Admiralty Records, Adm.1/487/34) as a PDF

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The Documents for the Classroom series of the Maryland State Archives was designed and developed by Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse and Dr. M. Mercer Neale and was prepared with the assistance of Dr. R.J. Rockefeller, Lynne MacAdam and other members of the Archives staff. MSA SC 2221-03. Publication no. 3916.

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