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U.S. Congressional Serial Set & American State Papers: American State Papers

American State Papers (American Memory, Library of Congress)

American State Papers (American Memory, Library of Congress)

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"The American State Papers, comprising a total of thirty-eight physical volumes, contain the legislative and executive documents of Congress during the period 1789 to 1838. The collection includes documents that cover the critical historical gap from 1789 to the printing of the first volume of the U.S. Serial Set in 1817. The books are arranged into ten topical classes or series:

  1. Foreign Relations
  2. Indian Affairs
  3. Finances
  4. Commerce and Navigation
  5. Military Affairs
  6. Naval Affairs
  7. Post Office Department
  8. Public Lands
  9. Claims
  10. Miscellaneous"