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American state papers : documents, legislative and executive, of the Congress of the United States / selected and edited under the authority of Congress.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (38 volumes) : maps
  • Publisher: Washington : Gales and Seaton, 1832-1861.

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General Note: Publication pre-dates Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) item numbers. No FDLP item number has been assigned.
Formatted Contents Note: Class I. Foreign relations. 6 v. 1st Cong.-20th Cong., 1st sess., Apr. 30, 1789-May 24, 1828 -- class II. Indian affairs. 2 v. 1st Cong.-19th Cong., May 25, 1789-Mar. 1, 1827 -- class III. Finance. 5 v. 1st Cong.-20th Cong., 1st sess., Apr. 11, 1789-May 16 1828 -- class IV. Commerce and navigation. 2 v. 1st Cong.-17th Cong., Apr. 13, 1789-Feb. 25, 1823 -- Class V. Military affairs. 7 v. 1st Cong.-25th Cong., 2nd sess., Aug. 10, 1789-Mar. 1,1838 -- class VI. Naval affairs. 4 v. 3rd Cong.-24th Cong., 1st sess., Jan. 20, 1794-June 15, 1836 -- class VII. Post Office Dept. 1 v. 1st Cong., 2nd sess.-22nd Cong., Jan. 22, 1790-Feb. 21, 1833 -- class VIII. Public lands. 8 v. 1st Cong.-24th Cong., July 31, 1789-Feb. 28, 1837 -- class IX. Claims. 1 v. 1st Cong., 2nd sess.-17th Cong., Feb. 5, 1790-Mar. 3, 1823 -- class X. Miscellaneous. 2 v. 1st Cong.-17th Cong., Apr. 17,1789-Mar. 3, 1823.
Summary, etc.: "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."
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from v. 1 title page (Library of Congress web site, viewed on Aug. 2, 2017).
Subject: Public law > United States > Sources.
United States > Foreign relations > Law and legislation > Sources.
United States > Politics and government > 1789-1815 > Sources.
United States > Politics and government > 1809-1817 > Sources.

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