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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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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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Image 092320 16x9 Marquis De Lafayette Parade Banner Collection Lafayetteparadebanner

Lafayette Parade Banner

This silk banner was carried through the streets of Philadelphia in celebration of Marquis de Lafayette returning to the scene of his military service.
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A look at the lock on a Spanish musket from the Revolutionary era.

Spanish Musket

This musket was the standard issue longarm for Spanish forces fighting for King Carlos III alongside their new American allies.
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Image 082720 George Washington Tent Collection

Washington's War Tent

General George Washington's original sleeping and office tent from the Revolutionary War.
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This image shows iron chain shot that looks like a large chain with iron balls on the ends, bar shot which looks like an iron bar with to half iron balls on the ends, and a cannonball.

Bar Shot, Chain Shot, and Cannonball

The chain shot, bar shot, and cannonball are examples of projectiles shot from cannons by the Continental Navy and British Royal Navy during Revolutionary War battles at sea.
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This image shows a handwritten 18th century document on aged brownish paper that certified the age of a Continental Army soldier.

Age Certification for David Clark

This document from May 1780 certified that 17-year-old David Clark was old enough to enlist in the Continental Army.
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