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Links to American Originals Documents


Print of the Declaration of Independence

www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/index.html

Official voting record of the Constitutional Convention, 1787

www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/charters_of_freedom.html

Louisiana Purchase Treaty of Cession, 1803

www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/france/fr1803m.htm
www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/

Report on Battle of Fort McHenry, 1814

www.bcpl.net/~etowner/bb2a.html
www.nps.gov/fomc

Letter from King Mongkut of Siam to President Buchanan, 1861

www.mnh.si.edu/treasures/
www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian/issues97/apr97/object_apr97.html
www.welcome-to.chiangmai-chiangrai.com/elep-.htm
www.mahidol.ac.th:80/Thailand/glance-thai/elephant.html

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, 1862
Emancipation Proclamation, 1863

www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/
www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/

Letter from Clara Barton reporting on graves at Andersonville, Georgia, 1865

www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/tr11b.html#civil
chapters.redcross.org/nh/nashua/clara.html
www.nurseweek.com/news/97-12/15a.html
www.pimall.com/nais/n.barton.html
www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons./27barton/27facts3.htm

Order to U.S. Marshals to arrest Susan B. Anthony,1872

www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/woman_suffrage/woman_suffrage.html

Thomas Edison's patent application for the electric lamp, 1880

www.archives.gov/digital_classroom

Telegram regarding attack on Pearl Harbor, 1941

www.archives.gov/digital_classroom

Instrument of Surrender (German High Command), Berlin, 1945

www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/wwii/gs7.htm

John F. Kennedy's handwritten notes for his inaugural address, 1961

www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/presiden/inaug/kennedy.htm
www.archives.gov (Presidential Libraries - Kennedy Library)

Answer to Plaintiff, City of Memphis vs. Martin Luther King, Jr. et al., 1968

www.archives.gov/digital_classroom

Memo for the President regarding a meeting with Elvis Presley, 1970

www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/when_nixon_met_elvis/index.html

Draft of Nixon's speech announcing that he will not resign the Presidency, 1974

www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/american_originals/nixon.htm (American Originals - original exhibition)


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