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Colonial State Papers

Colonial State Papers

Colonial State Papers provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. This database integrates the National Archives collection Privy Council and Related Bodies with the bibliographic tool Calendar of State Papers, Colonial to provide primary source documents covering the earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves and English conflicts with the Spanish and French.

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Government Information

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Digital Collection (Text)