Peter Force reprinted The Declaration of Independence
Slip signed by Three Mayors of Washington
FORCE, Peter (1790-1868). American statesman, historian, government official and Mayor of Washington, D.C. (1936-1840). He sold his extensive library to the Library of Congress (1867). It was the largest private library relating to American history that have ever been assembled. In 1843, Force reprinted the W.J. Stone Declaration of Independence on rice paper.
SEATON, William Winston (1785-1866. Mayor of Washington (1840-1850).
BRADLEY, William A. ((1794-1867). Mayor of Washington (1834-1836).
Signatures of all three on a slip, each donating $100 while in Washington, DC...........$150.00