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CONNECT TO: Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
Resource Name Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
Alternate Resource Name U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
Description A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875. It includes the Journals of the Continental Congress (1774-89); the Letters of Delegates to Congress (1774-89); the Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, or Farrand's Records, and the Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution (1787-88), or Elliot's Debates; the Journals of the House of Representatives (1789-1875) and the Senate (1789-1875), including the Senate Executive Journal (1789-1875); the Journal of William Maclay (1789-91), senator from Pennsylvania in the 1st Congress; the debates of Congress as published in the Annals of Congress (1789-1824), the Register of Debates (1824-37), Congressional Globe (1833-73), and Congressional Record (1873-75); the Statutes at Large (1789-1875); the American State Papers (1789-1838); and congressional bills and resolutions for selected sessions beginning with the 6th Congress (1799) in the House of Representatives and the 16th Congress (1819) in the Senate. A select number of documents and reports from the monumental U.S. Congressional Serial Set are available as well. [Internet resource: free on the Web]
Author Library of Congress
Resource Subject Legislation
  Legal History
  Government Documents
Connect to Title Coverage online Titles Included in this Database
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation A century of lawmaking for a new nation [electronic resource] : U.S. Congressional documents and debates, 1774-1873 / the Law Library of Congress