History comes alive in handwriting! We’ve combed through historical documents to collect handwriting samples from American icons and national symbols to create these fonts. Use these fonts for educational projects or just for fun!
- NEW! Letters connect as you type
- NEW! End-of-word tails for cursive fonts
- NEW! Extra variations for caps and numbers
- NEW! Cross-platform font format
These new SmartFonts utilize OpenType font technology and vLetter’s proprietary handwriting technology to create the real connected cursive and contextual variety of natural handwriting.
How does it work?
Simply select any font from the Font menu and start typing! Change the fonts to any size and color. The letters in these fonts instantly connect or vary in shape as you type in programs that support contextual alternates in OpenType fonts.
Declaration of Independence
“Declaration” is a font made from the handwriting in the final copy of the Declaration of Independence. This font is a formal calligraphic style that includes the old-fashioned long “s” character, as well as John Hancock’s signature. The handwriting is actually that of professional penman Timothy Matlack, who was commissioned to handwrite (“engross”) the final copy of the Declaration of Independence. $39.95
This is a font made from the letters of John Adams, who wrote hundreds of letters to his wife, Abigail, and to his American compatriots (including James Madison and Thomas Jefferson), as he went from lawyer to diplomat to Vice President, then finally President. This is a casual-style handwriting font and contains John Adams’ signature and initials. $39.95
This font was made from the handwriting of Meriwether Lewis, co-leader of the Corps of Discovery who explored the Louisiana territory. This casual style font contains Meriwether Lewis’ signature. $39.95
This font was made from the handwriting of Abraham Lincoln, considered one of the greatest American Presidents. His two most famous compositions are the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address. This casual-style handwriting font contains two versions of Lincoln’s signature. $39.95
This is a font made from George Washington’s own handwriting, taken from archives of his actual correspondence, written in the years before he was elected to be the first President. This is a less formal style that includes the old-fashioned long “s” character in combination with a small “s.” George Washington’s signature and initials are included in the font. $39.95
This is a font made from the letters of Thomas Jefferson, one of the Founding Fathers of America. His philosophy and ideals led to some of the most influential documents in American and world history, including the Declaration of Independence. This is a casual-style handwriting font and contains Thomas Jefferson’s signature and initials. $39.95
NEW! History Fonts Value Pack
Buy all 7 fonts for one low price! $139.95