Today’s flashback comes via the Connecticut Historical Society, which served up a wonderful print of the Declaration of Independence, the historic painting by Connecticut’s John Trumbull commemorating the day when the Continental Congress received the Declaration for debate (Congress approved it, if you were wondering). The original is in the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
[…] writing, his college classmate Joel Barlow loaned him $500 to publish the book; another classmate, John Trumbull, lent him even more. The blue-backed speller has been published continuously since 1783 under […]
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