The National Archives Catalog contains a copy of the Articles of Confederation. The document consists of six sheets of parchment stitched together. The last sheet bears the signatures of delegates from all 13 states.
The Center for the Study of the American Constitution (CSAC) is a non-profit, non-partisan center dedicated to serving scholars, educators, and students who are interested in the American Constitution in its historical context. The Confederation Period page contains the text of documents related to the Articles of Confederation, including several failed attempts by Congress to amend the country’s first constitution.
The Articles of Confederation was selected by the National Archives and Records Administration as one of the 100 milestone documents in American history. This site presents the first and last pages of the engrossed and corrected copy of the Articles of Confederation, showing amendments adopted, November 15, 1777. It also contains a transcript of the document and a brief essay.