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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Example Records

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

"Papers of the Continental Congress" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/63/continental-congress-papers: accessed September 16, 2021)

Publication Title
Continental Congress - Papers
Total Records
171,519 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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).