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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 / By Peter Force. In six series. Prepared and published under authority of an act of Congress.

Other author/creatorForce, Peter, 1790-1868, compiler.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info[Washington], [1837-53]
Description9 volumes ; 36 cm
Subject(s)
Variant title Documentary history of the origin and progress of the North American colonies
Contents 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 --
Contents Fourth series : Containing a documentary history of the English colonies in North America, from the King's message to Parliament, of March 3, 1774, to the Declaration of Independence, by the the United States / by Peter Force. [Washington D.C.] : Published by M. S. Clair Clarke and Peter Force, under authority of Acts of Congress, passed on the second day of March 1823, [and on the third day of March, 1843], [1837-1846] 6 v. --
Contents Fifth series : Containing a documentary history of the United States of America, from the Declaration of Indepentence, July 4, 1776, to the definitive treaty of peace with Great Britain, September 3, 1783 / by Peter Force. [Washington D.C.] : Published by M. S. Clair Clarke and Peter Force, under authority of Acts of Congress, passed on the second day of March 1823, and on the third day of March, 1843, April [1848-1853] 3 v.
Contents 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, 1787.
Local noteLibrary's copy imperfect: Ser. 4 v. 2 pages 1954-55 partially missing; pages 1956-57 nearly entirely missing.
Local noteJoyner-Vol. pagination: ser. 4, v. 1: cxv, 1886 columns, [1] fold. leaf of plates : facsim. ; 36 cm. -- ser. 4, v. 4: cxv, 1792 columns ; 36 cm. -- ser. 4, v. 5: cxii, 1760 columns ; 36 cm. -- ser. 4, v. 6: civ, 1856 columns, [1] leaf of plates : facsim. ; 36 cm.
Local noteJoyner-Vol. pagination: ser. 5, v. 1: civ, 1788 columns ; 36 cm. -- ser. 5, v. 2: cxii, 1524 columns ; 36 cm. -- ser. 5, v. 3: cxl, 1892 columns ; 36 cm.
Local noteJoyner-Acquisition numbers stamped on preliminary p.: ser. 4, v. 1: 32486 ; ser. 4, v. 4: 45157 ; ser. 4, v. 5: 45156 ; ser. 4, v. 6: [none] -- ser. 5, v. 1: 6852 {in ink on half title p.], 6752 in ink on t.p. -- ser. 5, v. 2: 28367 [in ink in gutter of t.p.] ; ser. 5, v. 3: 32489.
General noteThe 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 6th series have never appeared.
General noteNo more published. The 5th series, left unfinished, ends with the year 1776.
Acquisitions source Ser. 4 v. 2 gift of Dr. Bennett Watson Roberts
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