American archives : consisting of a collection of authentick records, state papers, debates, and letters and other notices of publick affairs, the whole forming a documentary history of the origin and progress of the North American colonies; of the causes and accomplishment of the American revolution; and of the Constitution of government for the United States, to the final ratification thereof. In six series ... / Prepared and published under authority of an act of Congress

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Subjects: Colonies--Law and legislation--Sources
Statutes--Colonies--Great Britain--Sources
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Sources
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Sources
Great Britain--Colonies--America--Sources
United States. Congress
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Published by M. St. Clair Clarke and Peter Force, 1837-1853
Analytic Titles: American archives : fourth series, containing a documentary history of the English colonies in North America from the King's message to Parliament of March 7, 1774 to the Declaration of Independence of the United States
American archives : Fifth series : containing a documentary history of the United States of America, from the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, to the Definitive Treaty of Peace with Great Britain, September 3, 1783
Additional Authors: Comp. and publisher : Force, Peter, 1790-1868
Publisher : Clarke, M. St. Clair (Matthew St. Clair)
Great Britain. Parliament
Notes: LCCN: 02005529
Includes indexes
The 1st, 2d, 3d, and 6th series have never appeared
No more published. The 5th series, left unfinished, ends with the year 1776
In addition to the general title page, each volume has a separate title page. Imprint information taken from the individual title pages
" ... under authority of an act of Congress passed on the second of March 1833."
" ... In six series. First series. From the discovery and settlement of the North American colonies, to the Revolution in England, in 1688. Second series. From the Revolution in England, in 1688, to the cession of Canada to Great Britain, by the Treaty at Paris, in 1763. Third series. From the cession of Canada, in 1763, to the King's message to Parliament, of March 7th, 1774, on the proceedings in North America. Fourth series. From the King's message, of March 7th, 1774, to the Declaration of Independence, by the United States, in 1776. Fifth series. From the Declaration of Independence, in 1776, to the definitive Treaty of Peace with Great Britain, in 1783. Sixth series. From the Treaty of Peace, in 1783, to the final ratification of the constitution of government for the United States, proposed by the Convention, held at Philadelphia, in 1787. " -- Title page
Contents: Fourth series. From the king's message to Parliament, of March 7, 1774, to the Declaration of independence by the United States ... Published, 1837-46. 6 v. -- Fifth series. From the Declaration of independence, July 4, 1776, to the definitive treaty of peace with Great Britain, September 3, 1783 ... Published, 1848-53. 3 v
Physical Description: 9 v. ; 36 x 23 cm
OCLC Number: 444558

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