Declaration of Independence Reading from the Old State House Boston Massachusetts Vintage Linen Postcard
On July 8, 1776, the citizens of Philadelphia were summoned to the State House Yard by the bells of the city. At noon, Colonel John Nixon publicly read the Declaration of Independence for the first time
Picture of Samuel Augustus Maverick, one of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836. Source: Wikipedia. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Descendant of Texas Declaration of Independence Signer Dies.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/descendant-of-texas-declaration-of-independence-signer-dies.html
George Clymer (1739-1813) was one of the first Patriots to advocate complete independence from Britain. As a Pennsylvania representative, he was a signer of both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.
As a wealthy merchant, Robert Morris was one of the main financiers of the American Revolutionary War. He was also a signatory of the Declaration of Independence and a delegate to the Second Continental Congress. Read more at revolutionary-war.net!