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Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Savannah
August 8, 1776 Declaration of Independence read to Council of Safety in Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Archibald Bulloch
  Georgia and the American Revolution
  Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Savannah
August 10, 1776 Declaration of Independence read to citizens in Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Archibald Bulloch
  Georgia and the American Revolution
  Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Savannah


Archibald Bulloch reads a copy of the Declaration of Independence to the Council of Safety. The document, signed a month earlier in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had just arrived. He would read the document to the people of Savannah two days later during a hastily organized celebration.




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