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Statutes and Constitutions for Other States
US Serial Set
Sources for Locating the US Congresional Serial Set
The complete US Serial Set is available in the Franklin County Law Library, through Lexis Advance, on the Library public computers. It is listed under the source title Congressional Documents 1777-present (U.S. Serial Set).
U.S. Congressional Serial Set
The Serial Set and the American State Papers are available from HeinOnline on the Franklin County Law Library Public Computers.
History of the US Constitution
16 Manuscripts of the Magna Carta
Special exhibit from the Harvard Law School Library.
National Archives. CORRESPONDENCE AND OTHER WRITINGS OF SEVEN MAJOR SHAPERS OF THE UNITED STATES:
George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams (and family), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison. Over 185,000 searchable documents, fully annotated, from the authoritative Founding Fathers Papers projects.
The Library of Congress, American Memory, Documents from the Continental Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789
Includes the Continental Congress Broadside Collection, the Constitutional Convention Broadside Collection, and early printed versions of the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Access full color scanned images as well as text versions of documents. Full text searchable.
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Charters of Freedom, Constitution of the United States
Offers access to images of the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights. This page also includes access to articles, exhibits, and links to questions and answers.
Yale Law Library, The Avalon Project, The American Constitution--A Documentary Record
Provides the full text (in html) of several pre-Constitutional legal documents such as the Magna Carta (1215) and the English Bill of Rights (1689), as well as numerous historical documents under the categories of “Revolution and Independence,” “Credentials of the Members of the Federal Convention,” “the Constitutional Convention,” and “Ratification and Formation of the Government.”
Alexander Hamilton Papers
From the Library of Congress. Full-text collection of Hamilton's writings, many in his own handwriting.
Federal Legislative History and Pending Bills