Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence

Jefferson's actual rough draft of the Declaration of Independence has not survived. What Jefferson late in life called his "original rough draft" is in fact a copy of an early draft incorporating numerous revisions made by the drafting committee and also by Congress.

Date:
June, 1776 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Document
Item#:
1770.0085
Height:
2054px
Width:
2358px
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