Continental Congress - Papers

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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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Continental Congress - Papers
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Records: 171,519 · Complete: 100%
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September 27, 2006
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September 27, 2006
NARA M247. The correspondence, journals, committee reports, and records of the Continental Congress (1774-1789).