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Due to the Independence Day holiday, the James B. Duke Library will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 3rd and will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. We will reopen on Thursday, July 5th at 8:00 am.

The full text of the Declaration of Independence can be found online via the library’s catalog.  Published by the Government Printing Office, this electronic government document includes the Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence (beginning on p. 35).