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Annals of CongressAnyone can useAlso Known as: The debates and proceedings in the Congress of the United States…

The official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress, published between 1789 and 1824, searchable and browsable online via the Library of Congress. The predecessor of the Congressional Record. The Annals were not published contemporaneously, but were compiled between 1834 and 1856, using the best records available, primarily newspaper accounts. If you’d like to see the print volumes, they are shelved on the 2nd Floor of Ellis Library, call number J11 .R396.

Date Coverage: 1789-1824