American State Papers

Summary:

Presents the digitized edition of legislative and executive documents of the U.S.Congress from the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

About this resource:

The American State Papers, representing a total of thirty-eight physical volumes, contain the legislative and executive documents of the U.S. Congress from 1789 to 1838. Includes documents that cover the critical historical gap from 1789 to the printing of the first volume of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817. The printed version, compiled, printed, and distributed between 1831 and 1861, consists of books arranged in ten topical classes: Foreign Relations, Indian Affairs, Finances, Commerce and Navigation, Military Affairs, Naval Affairs, Post Office Department, Public Lands, Claims, and miscellaneous.

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