Contents and Arrangement

Hart, John, 1776

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains one or more letters and/or documents of each of thirty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence. Among those represented in the collection are John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Francis Hopkinson, Thomas Jefferson, Arthur Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Benjamin Rush, James Wilson, and John Witherspoon. Included are several signed paper shilling notes issued by the colonies and the Provincial Congress.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Hart, John; Signers of the Declaration of Independence Collection, C0197, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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