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Thomas Jefferson’s change to the Declaration of Independence

Spectral imaging of an ink smudge on the Declaration of Independence shows that Thomas Jefferson covered over the word "subjects" with "citizens". About 80 years ago, some archivist sandwiched the pages of Jefferson’s draft between sheets of plastic. When the document was taken out of its permanent display case

Rare copy of the United States Declaration of Independence found in Britain

An extremely rare and valuable copy of the Declaration of Independence, one of only 200 ever printed, has been found at the National Archives in Surrey, England. Stumbled upon by an American antiquarian bookseller carrying out research, the Dunlap print of the declaration was printed on July 4, 1776 and brings