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Government Documents on 19th Century U.S. History: U.S. Documents

19th Century U.S. History

U.S. Documents

Selected Documentary Resources
Historical Statistics of the U.S.: Colonial Times to Present HSSE REF DESK 317.3 St29sh
Statistical Abstract of the United States HSSE REF & Periodicals 317.3 St29
Decennial Census of the United States HSSE Repository C 3.223 (1980-present) and HIKS REPO 317.3 (1970 and earlier)
Historical Census Browser (1790-1960)(Courtesy:  University of Virginia Library)
Measuring Worth (University of Illinois-Chicago resource tracking the historical and contemporary value of the U.S. dollar.)
Richardson's Messages & Papers of the President 1789-1908 HSSE 353.03 R39
U.S. Army Center for Military History HSSE DOC D 114
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Annual Reports (Online 1844-1965) HIKS Repository C 4.1 (1851-1955)
Territorial Papers of the United States HSSE 973.082 Un3 
General Land Office Automated Records Reports: Pre-1908 Homesteads (CD-ROM) HSSE DOC I 53.57:
Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletins HSSE Periodicals & HIKS Repository 572 Un3
Foreign Relations of the United States (Selected Online 1861-1958 Courtesy-University of Wisconsin Digital Collections) &
HSSE Periodicals 327.73 Un32.  Pre-1860s documents on U.S. Foreign Policy can be found in ProQuest Congressional including the American State Papers Foreign Relations Collection 1789-1838 from the Library of Congress.)
Regulations for Medical Department of the Army (Union)
Regulations for Medical Department of the C.S. (Confederate States) Army
Official Records: War of the Rebellion (Army) (Online-Courtesy Cornell University Library) HIKS Repository W 45.5:
Official Records: War of the Rebellion (Navy) (Online-Courtesy Cornell University Library) HIKS Repository N 16.6:
United States Provost Marshall (Provides records on military discipline, desertions, and policy documents.)

State Government Documents

State government publications and statistics can be valuable sources on economic, legal, political, and social developments within these states.

Government Documents on Midwestern History

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