1 page, 4to, integral address leaf in Stone's hand, some darkening at fold intersection in lower margin. ORDERING PRINTING INK. Stone, the accomplished engraver who spent years to engrave what remains the best and most important facsimile of the Declaration of Independence (se previous lot), orders ink: "Please send me one barrel of your best quality Frankfort Black [ink] like the last...." Frankfort Black is a rich black ink made from burning grape vine twigs, and widely used in copperplate printing. " /> [DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE]. STONE, William J., <I>engraver</I>. Autograph letter signed ("William J. Stone," with flourish), to Titus Eddy, Washington, D.C., 29 March 1836. <I>1 page, 4to, integral address leaf in Stone's hand, some darkening at fold intersection in lower margin</I>. ORDERING PRINTING INK. Stone, the accomplished engraver who spent years to engrave what remains the best and most important facsimile of the Declaration of Independence (se previous lot), orders ink: "Please send me one barrel of your best quality Frankfort Black [ink] like the last...." Frankfort Black is a rich black ink made from burning grape vine twigs, and widely used in copperplate printing. | Christie's