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I have been looking everywhere for the official state ratification documents that were submitted to the national archives and I can not find them. It would be great if some one could help.
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I am looking for the Petition of "Daniel Jackson and others" laid before Daniel Webster December 13, 1825. I would like to see this petition in its entirety. I know it exists on microfilm, but I can't figure out where to access it (if at all) on line. It is in the Daniel Webster Papers, listed in the Calendar of his papers as RG 233, . mDW 42166.… (Show more)
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How to I find a copy of Granville Hicks testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee?   Art
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I am looking for sources about slaves that worked around Congress, especially during the Congressional terms of John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. What job assignments did they have and what, if any, interactions did they have with Adams and or Jackson?
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How do I access records of documents, conversations, negotiations (beyond congressional records that can be found online) of how policy makers came to agreement over dissensions in national service legislation?  There were so many proposals for national service through the 1970s and 1980s but the legislation didn't really gain traction until 1990.… (Show more)
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I'm searching for any resources documenting the lives of the senators who supported Fair Housing Act 1937. My attention is on Senator Ellender of LA, but any others will do. Also want to learn more about beginnings of Housing and Urban Development.
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Can you tell the difference between the following citations?   H.R. 1234 H1234 12 Stat. 34 H.Doc.12-34 H.Res. 1234   Each citation maps to a different type of record -- it’s easy to get confused!   H.R. 1234 is a bill originating in the U.S. House of Representatives -- and it’s similar to, but different from, H.Res. 1234 which is a simple… (Show more)
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Is it possible to see all the signatories on the Universal Suffrage Petition shown here? https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/suffrage I know there are over 400,000 and I am trying to determine if Virginia Minor was one of them. Or is there a list of signatories somewhere? Thanks for any help you can give.
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The records of the U.S. House of Representatives (Record Group 233) and U.S. Senate (Record Group 46), held by the Center for Legislative Archives, shed light on the history of territories of the United States. Congress played a vital role in establishing territories and passing the acts enabling territories to become states. Congress also… (Show more)
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I am attempting to determine the final disposition of the population schedules of the 1899 census of Porto Rico (Puerto Rico). Latest reference I have been able to locate is to a 1912 letter from the Secretary of Commerce to the House of representatives dated January 15, 1912 (62nd Congress, 2nd Session, Document No.460) recommending that the… (Show more)
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