OLD MAP FONTS:
Antiquarian font
Antiquarian Scribe
Bonnycastle
Geographica
Geographica Script
Terra Ignota
 HISTORICAL PENS:
Abigail Adams font
American Scribe
Botanical Scribe
Douglass Pen
Emily Austin font
Geographica Script
Houston Pen
Lamar Pen
Military Scribe
Old Man Eloquent font
Remsen Script
Schooner Script
Texas Hero font
 ANTIQUE TEXTS:
Attic Antique
Bonsai
Broadsheet
Castine
 CREDITS, &C.
The text face used here (as well as elsewhere) is Broadsheet™. The home page letters are set in Emily Austin™ & Lamar Pen™. All typefaces referenced on this website—Abigail Adams™, American Scribe™, Antiquarian™, Antiquarian Scribe™, Attic Antique™, Austin Pen™, Bonnycastle™, Bonsai™, Botanical Scribe™, Broadsheet™, Castine™, Douglass Pen™, Emily Austin™, Geographica™, Geographica Hand™, Geographica Script™, Houston Pen™, Lamar Pen™, Military Scribe™, Old Man Eloquent™, Remsen Script™, Schooner Script™, Terra Ignota™ & Texas Hero™, as well as others in the Handwritten History™ Bundle— are the intellectual property of Three Islands Press (copyright ©1994–2017). For site licensing contact:

   Three Islands Press
   P.O. Box 1092
   Rockport ME 04856 USA
   (207) 596-6768
   info@oldfonts.com

 

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American Scribe font
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American Scribe Opentype
American Scribe™

The Declaration of Independence was authored by Thomas Jefferson, but Jefferson’s is not the classic handwriting on the copies familiar to most Americans. That belonged to Timothy Matlack (1736–1826), a Philadelphia brewer and master penman who served with distinction in the Revolution, sat at a court martial of Benedict Arnold, and penned a copies of documents for General George Washington. In 1776, when the Continental Congress ordered the Declaration to be "fairly engrossed on parchment," the task fell to Matlack, whose script was compact but neat and legible—perfect for the first and most famous of American documents. Now you, too, can write that way. Has a full character set (and then some).* US$39. | Order  Declaration of Independence font

*The OpenType release of American Scribe™ adds numerous additional ligatures, standard and contextual alternates, lining and old-style figures, and complete Central/Eastern European alphabets.

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