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Title 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.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Published by M. St. Clair Clarke and Peter Force, 1837-1853.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  973 Am353a  4th ser. v.2    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 9 v. ; 36 x 23 cm.
Note 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.
Subject Colonies -- Law and legislation -- Sources.
Statutes -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, approximately 1600-1775 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Sources.
United States. Congress.
Added Author Force, Peter, 1790-1868, comp. and publisher.
Clarke, M. St. Clair (Matthew St. Clair), publisher.
Great Britain. Parliament.
Added Title Force archives
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.
Sudoc No. Z 1.1:

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