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Benjamin Owen Tyler. Subscription book for a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence, 1815-1818, p.7 (MSS 12143)
Manuscript subscription book for his facsimile Declaration of Independence [manuscript], 1815-1818.
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Subject

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Johnson, Richard M. (Richard Mentor), 1780-1850
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Marshall, John, 1755-1835
Tyler, Benjamin Owen, 1789-
Wirt, William, 1772-1834
United States.
United States Sanitary Commission.

Description

Tyler's subscription book for the first publication of a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence consists of 10 pages containing the names of more than 1000 subscribers including original signer Thomas Jefferson as well as other notables of the new republic including James Madison, John Q. Adams, John Marshall, Richard M. Johnson, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, William Wirt, and William H. Crawford.
At the back of the volume are five pages of subscribers to a print of "Naval Monument Heroes," many of whom also subscribed to the Declaration facsimile.
Tyler's prospectuses for the Declaration facsimile and the volume on naval heroes are included inside the front and back covers respectively.
Labels pasted on the cover and inside cover identify the volume as No. 651 exhibited at the Brooklyn and Long Island Fair in aid of the United States Sanitary Commission, 1864.
Tyler's subscription book for the first publication of a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence consists of 10 pages containing the names of more than 1000 subscribers including original signer Thomas Jefferson as well as other notables of the new republic including James Madison, John Q. Adams, John Marshall, Richard M. Johnson, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, William Wirt, and William H. Crawford.
At the back of the volume are five pages of subscribers to a print of "Naval Monument Heroes," many of whom also subscribed to the Declaration facsimile.
Tyler's prospectuses for the Declaration facsimile and the volume on naval heroes are included inside the front and back covers respectively.
Benjamin O. Tyler. Declaration of Independence Facsimile Subscription Book, 1815-1818, in the Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection, Accession #12143, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Gift of Albert H. Small, December 2001.
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Labelled 2D
Labelled 2D

Creator

Tyler, Benjamin Owen,1789-
Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection (University of Virginia)

Language

eng

Type

collectionmanuscriptmixed material
Prospectuses.aat
Subscription lists.aat

Identifier

uva-lib:1185049
uri: uva-lib:1185049
12691
500790
000012691_0016.tif
uva-lib:1185049
uri: uva-lib:1185049
12691
500790
000012691_0016.tif

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Citation

Tyler, Benjamin Owen,1789- and Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection (University of Virginia), “ Benjamin Owen Tyler. Subscription book for a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence, 1815-1818, p.7 (MSS 12143),” University of Virginia Library Online Exhibits, accessed October 28, 2021, https://explore.lib.virginia.edu/items/show/5774.