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A century of lawmaking for a new nation U.S. Congressional documents and debates 1774-1873

A century of lawmaking for a new nation [computer file] : U.S. Congressional documents and debates 1774-1873.
[Washington, D.C.] : Law Library of Congress, [1998-
Physical Description
Computer text data.
Title from home page screen as viewed Jan. 17, 2000.
"First release."
"Materials presented with full text transcriptions were encoded with Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) according to the American Memory DTD. The text was translated with an OmniMark program to HTML 3.2 for indexing and viewing on the World Wide Web. For materials that exist as page images only, a database was keyed that provides information for each page image"--Digitizing the Collection page.
The records of the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the United States Congress comprise a rich documentary history of the construction of the nation, the development of the federal government, and its role in the national life. These documents record American history in the words of those who built our government.
Variant and related titles
U.S. Congressional documents and debates 1774-1873
At head of title: American memory
Books / Online
Added to Catalog
June 01, 2002
System details note
System requirements: Internet access; WWW browser software; TIFF viewer for page images.
Mode of access: Internet via the World Wide Web.
Incomplete contents
Search 1st-2nd Congresses, 1789-1793
House journal
Senate journal
Senate executive journal
Annals of Congress
Maclay's journal
Online archives.
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Law Library of Congress (U.S.)
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.

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