United States: Sources

  • American State Papers (1833-1861). "American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive of the Congress of the United States" (Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1833-1861), 38 vols. (web site)
  • Annals of Congress (1789-1824). "The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States with an Appendix Containing Important State Papers and Public Documents, and all the Laws of a Public Nature, with Copious Index" (Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1834-1856), 42 vols. (web site)
  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (2005). "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774–2005, the Continental Congress, September 5, 1774, to October 21, 1788, and the Congress of the United States, from the First through the One Hundred Eighth Congresses, March 4, 1789, to January 3, 2005, inclusive", House Document No. 108-222 (United States Government Printing Office, 2005) (web site)
  • Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents (1903). "A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1902", ed. by James D. Richardson (Washington, D.C.: Bureau of National Literature and Art, 1903) (web site)
  • Congressional Globe (1833-1873). "The Congressional Globe: Containing Sketches of the Debates and Proceedings of the (...) Congress" [title varies slightly in several volumes] (Washington: various publishers, 1835-1873) 46 volumes in 109 volumes (web site)
  • Congressional Record (1874-2008). "Congressional Record: Containing the Proceedings and Debates of ..." [Bound Edition, title varies] (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1874-2008), vols. 1-154 (Bound Edition 1873-1875: web site, Daily Edition: web site, web site).
  • House Journal (1789-2016). "Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States" (Washington: various publishers, 1826-2016) (web site)
  • Journals of the Continental Congress (1774-1789). "Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789", ed. by Worthington C. Ford et al. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904-1937) 34 volumes (web site)
  • Lawson and Seidman (2001). "When Did the Constitution Become Law?", by Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman (Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 01-7) (web site)
  • Letters of Delegates to Congress (1774-1789). "Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789", ed. by Paul H. Smith (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1976-2000) 26 volumes (web site)
  • Register of Debates (1824-1837). "Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of each Session, together with an Appendix Containing the Most Important State Papers and Public Documents to which the Session has given Birth, to which are Added the Laws Enacted during the Session, with a Copious Index of the Whole" [title varies slightly in several volumes] (Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1825-1837) 14 volumes in 29 volumes (web site)
  • Senate Executive Journal (1789-2016). "Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America" (Washington: various publishers, 1828-2016) (web site)
  • Senate Journal (1789-2016). "Journal of (...) the Senate of the United States of America" [title varies slightly in several volumes] (Washington: various publishers, 1820-2016) (web site)
  • Statutes at Large (1789-2016). "The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America: from the organization of the government in 1789 to March 3, 1845" (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1845-1846) vol. 1-4 || "The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America: from the organization of the government in 1789 to March 3, 1845" (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1856-1867) vol. 5-8 || "The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America" (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1855-1862) vol. 9-11 || "The Statutes at Large, Treaties, and Proclamations, of the United States of America" (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1863-1869) vol. 12-15 || "The Statutes at Large and Proclamations of the United States of America" (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1871-1873) vol. 16-17 || "The Statutes at Large" (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1875-1873) from vol. 18. (web site, web site, web site)
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