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British Documents Related to Colonial America : Overview

The American colonies that were under British colonial rule were governed and led by policies of the British. Consequently, research on Colonial America often requires access to British government documents of the period. Some of these documents, such as

Introduction

The American colonies that were under British colonial rule were governed and led by policies of the British. Consequently, research on Colonial America often requires access to British government documents of the period. Some of these documents, such as parliamentary debates and royal proclamations, are easy to find. Others are quite complex. Contact a librarian if you experience any difficulty.

Finding Aids to Colonial Office Papers

Subject Guide

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