Documents Online from Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Eras (1775-1815)
NARA through footnote now display original historical documents in the following categories:
Constitutional Convention Records (free)
Continental Congress Miscellaneous (free)
Continental Congress Papers (free)
Domestic Letters Department of State (free)
Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress (free)
Ratified Amendments to the Constitution (free)
Passport Applications (1795-1905) ***
Pennsylvania Archives (free)
Ratified Indian Treaties ***
Revolutionary War Prize Cases –
Captured Vessels ***
Revolutionary War Rolls ***
Revolutionary War Service Records ***
Revolutionary War Pension Records ***
War of 1812 Prize Cases –
Southern District Court, New York ***
*** Notes: though a great many sections of footnote are totally free, the items marked with three stars (***) are subscription based. The bargain rate that footnote charges is a mere pittance of what it used to cost you to send to the National Archives for varying quality photocopies of files. The new digitized online versions of the files are available instantly to be able to be downloaded and saved to your own computer.
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