Database Name: American State Papers (1789-1838)

The American State Papers constitute primary source material on many aspects of early American history from 1789 to 1838. A retrospective republication of approximately 6280 numbered publications, largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials, the American State Paper volumes, issued from 1832-1861, were published in ten classes in a total of 38 folio volumes.The publications in the American State Papers are not divided into reports and documents and do not include House and Senate journals.