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Image 092420 16x9 Arms Liberty Punch Bowl Collection Punchbowl

"Arms of Liberty" Punch Bowl

This punch bowl, made in China for export to Britain and its American colonies, was designed to poke fun at those opposed to English politician John Wilkes.
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Image 120220 Collections French Musket Marked United States

French Musket Marked “UNITED STATES”

This musket is one of over 100,000 French arms imported into the United States during the Revolutionary War.
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Image 100223 16x9 Collections George Washington Mourning Painting Jpg

George Washington Mourning Picture

Prints and needlework pictures, like this one, commemorated George Washington's memory following his death on December 14, 1799.
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Thomas Noyes's Pocketbook

Thomas Noyes's Pocketbook

This decoratively stitched pocketbook Thomas Noyes III or his son, also named Thomas, who both served in the Massachusetts militia during the Revolutionary War.
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Verplanck's Point watercolor

Panoramic View of Verplanck’s Point

This seven-foot-long panoramic watercolor by Pierre Charles L'Enfant includes the only known eyewitness depiction of George Washington’s headquarters tent during the Revolutionary War.
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This rare eyewitness Revolutionary War sketch depicts pen and ink drawings of the Continental Army's North Carolina Brigade and female camp followers marching through Philadelphia in August 1777.

Eyewitness Sketch of the North Carolina Brigade

This eyewitness sketch shows soldiers and camp followers of the Continental Army’s North Carolina Brigade marching through Philadelphia on Aug. 25, 1777.
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A printed edition of the Pennsylvania Journal that features the Unite or Die snake at the top.

Pennsylvania Journal Newspaper with "Unite or Die" Image

This issue of The Pennsylvania Journal from January 1775 bears the image of a rattlesnake cut into pieces, each representing an American colony or colonies, with the words "Unite or Die."
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This browning fading piece of paper is a reciept for the purchase of muskets from France during the Revolutionary War.

Receipt for a Stand of French Arms

In this handwritten receipt, Massachusetts soldiers Phineas Morgan and Palatiah Allen acknowledge receiving new French muskets and bayonets in exchange for their worn-out weapons while encamped on Van Schaick's Island in the Hudson River
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Image 092320 16x9 First Newspaper Printing Declaration Independence Collection Firstnewspaperprinting

First Newspaper Printing of the Declaration of Independence

This July 6, 1776 issue of the Pennsylvania Evening Post presented the first newspaper printing of the newly adopted Declaration of Independence.
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A January 1778 copy of the Royal Gazette newspaper containing the complete text of the Articles of Confederation.

The Royal Gazette Newspaper

This January 1778 issue of The Royal Gazette contains the complete text of the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, adopted for ratification by the Continental Congress in November 1777.
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