Russell Brunelle (russellb) wrote,
Russell Brunelle
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The portable desk on which Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence

Before he gave this portable desk to his granddaughter, he attached the following note under its writing board: "Politics as well as Religion has its superstitions. These, gaining strength with time, may, one day, give imaginary value to this relic, for its great association with the birth of the Great Charter of our Independence."

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