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Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.

Author: United States. Continental Congress.; United States. National Archives and Records Service.
Publisher: Washington : National Archives, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1958-1959.
Series: National Archives microfilm publications : microcopy, no. 247
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes rough journals, transcript journals, secret journals, letter books of the President and Secretary of Congress, reports of committees, state and miscellaneous papers, letters, petitions, and memorials addressed to Congress, motions made in Congress, and various other letters and reports. Card indexes are filmed on reels 1-3, bound manuscript indexes on reels 4-7.
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United States. Continental Congress.
Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.
Washington : National Archives, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1958-1959
(OCoLC)698020362
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Continental Congress.; United States. National Archives and Records Service.
OCLC Number: 14511171
Notes: "The records reproduced in the microfilm publication are from Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention record group 360 in the National Archives."
Indexes included on various reels.
Reproduced from original documents issued under the title Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.
Description: 204 reels : facsimiles ; 35 mm (reel 1-14: 16 mm).
Contents: Reels 8-14. Item I, Rough Journals, 1774-89 --
Reels 15-17. Item 2, Transcript Journals, 1775-79 --
Reels 18-21. Items 3-8, Secret Journals, 1775-88 --
Reel 22. Items 9-12, 1776-86 --
Reels 23-24. Items 12A-16, Letter Books of the President of Congress, 1775-87 --
Reel 25. Items 17 and 18, Letter Books of the Secretary of Congress, 1779-89 --
Reels 26-28. Item 19, Reports of Committees on Applications of Individuals, 1776-89 --
Reels 29-41. Items 20-35, Other Reports of Committees of Congress, 1775-88 --
Reels 42-43. Item 36, Motions Made in Congress, 1777-88 --
Reels 44-47. Items 37-40, Other Reports of Committees of Congress, 1776-88 --
Reels 48-52. Item 41, Memorials Addressed to Congress, 1775-88 --
Reels 53-56. Item 42, Petitions Addressed to Congress, 1775-89 --
Reels 57-77. Items 43-63, Miscellaneous Papers, 1765-92.
Series Title: National Archives microfilm publications : microcopy, no. 247
Other Titles: Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.

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Includes rough journals, transcript journals, secret journals, letter books of the President and Secretary of Congress, reports of committees, state and miscellaneous papers, letters, petitions, and memorials addressed to Congress, motions made in Congress, and various other letters and reports. Card indexes are filmed on reels 1-3, bound manuscript indexes on reels 4-7.

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