The Declaration of Independence, by Thomas Jefferson et. al., 1776, reprinted by The Evanescent Press, Leggett; 16" x 20", letterpress on hand made 100% hemp paper, $20.00.

      71 copies were printed, signed, and numbered on 6/25/02 on paper hand made from pure cannabis hemp, 50% of which was grown in the State of California.

      An earlier edition (the first edition) of 400 copies, signed and numbered, was printed on paper made from 100% pure cannabis hemp, all of which was locally grown in the State of California.

     All editions are sold out.

     Thomas Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence, announced and released by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, was written on paper made from hemp. This document was later copied onto vellum parchment (animal skin) and signed by the delegates on August 2, 1776.

     This premier document of political liberation, which swept away an existing government as yesterday's news, declared the principle that political sovereignty rests ultimately with each individual, and that it is the right and duty of citizens everywhere to institute a new government whenever their old one no longer serves their needs.

     Our reprinting of this document, as relevant today as ever, is reproduced from the final version, but letterpress printed on paper hand made from 100% true Cannabis hemp.

     There is room on the document if you care to add your own signature.

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