Continental Congress - Papers record example

    Continental Congress - Papers

    Records: 171,519 · Complete: 100%

    Official records of the original colonies and the early United States. The First Continental Congress (1774) addressed "intolerable acts" by the British. The Second Continental Congress (1775-1781) created the Declaration of Independence and the first national government. The Congress of the Confederation (1781-1789) followed. Read important papers, letters, treaties, and reports--famous and obscure--relating to the formation of the new nation, as penned by the founding fathers.

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    Timeline of British Colonization of America
    Timeline of British Colonization of America
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    Sample
    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of Paris
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    Sample

    Source Information

    "Papers of the Continental Congress" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/63/continental-congress-papers: accessed October 3, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Continental Congress - Papers
    Total Records
    171,519 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Record Group
    360
    Published on Fold3
    27 Sep 2006
    Last Updated
    27 Sep 2006
    Description
    NARA M247. The correspondence, journals, committee reports, and records of the Continental Congress (1774-1789).