"OVER the past two centuries many legends, myths, misconceptions, and palpable error have clustered about the Declaration of Independence... All of them, including the signed and engrossed copy, share in common the fact that they are derivatives of the prototype which was adopted by Congress on the evening of July 4, 1776, and which unhappily disappeared from history almost at the moment of its creation." - Historian Julian Boyd, commissioned to write "The Mystery of The Lost Original" by the 1976 bi-centennial Commission. THIS docudrama "Ages of Independence" believes Boyd's summary is incorrect and Mike Church's audio feature proves it.
This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. On this day in 1776, an address had been drafted by committee and was presented to the Continental Congress, check out today's Founding Fathers History to find out what it said.
This Day In Founding Fathers History – 7 June On this day in 1776, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduced three resolutions to the Continental Congress.