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American Founding Era Papers

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Digital editions for the papers of those central to the founding and early history of the United States, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, John Marshall, and Dolly Madison.  For biographical information on individuals mentioned in these papers, see People of the Founding Era.  Background information and search tips for this database.  
All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Government and Law, History, American Revolutionary War, United States History, American Studies, Political Science