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Signers collection

Identifier: MS-GAR-020

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of holographic letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence. Many of the letters describe the proceedings in Congress and some contain information relaitng to the progress of the Revolutionary War. One signer, Lewis Morris (1726-1798), is not included in the collection.


  • 1764-1828

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed at the John Work Garrett Library at Evergreen and is available by appointment only. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Use Restrictions

Access to the collection is unrestricted.


1 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials



The letters were purchased by John Work Garrett.

General Physical Description note

60 items

Signers Collection1764-1828
April 25, 2008
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the John Work Garrett Library (Evergreen Museum and Library) Repository

4545 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218 USA