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Federalist Papers: Primary Documents in American History

Related Digital Resources

The Library of Congress website contains a variety of digital materials related to the Federal Papers and the ratification of the United States Constitution, including manuscripts, books, and government documents.

Congressional Publications

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Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention

Exhibitions

George Washington Papers

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Search Washington's papers using the word Publius to locate additional documents related to the Federalist Papers.

James Madison Papers

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Search the Madison papers using terms such as "Publius" or "Federalist" to locate additional documents related to this topic.

Newspapers

Rare Books

The collections housed in The Rare Book and Special Collections Division amount to nearly 800,000 books. The digitized selections offered here represent a few of the  most interesting and important items in the collection, including Thomas Jefferson's and James Madison's copies of The Federalist.

Thomas Jefferson Papers

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