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Primary Source
A primary source is the original source for a particular piece of information. The original copy of the Declaration of Independence would be considered a primary source, whereas a newspaper report or book quoting the Declaration of Independence would be a secondary source.


http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/declaration.html