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United States Statutes at Large - Public Laws

Microform Collection

Location: Microfiche Cabinet 23, Drawer 7 

Scope: The United States Statutes at Large is legal and permanent evidence of all the laws enacted during each  session of Congress . It also contains concurrent resolutions, reorganization plans, proposed and ratified amendments to the Constitution, and proclamations by the President.

How to search the collection: The full text of the United States Statutes at Large for 1789-1875 (v.1-18) is available on the World Wide Web at the Library of Congress American Memory website.  It can be searched by subject.

The microfiche collection which includes v.1-v.77A(1789-1963) has a subject index starting with v.5 (24th - 8th Congress, 1835-1845).  It is at the end of each volume. An individual index was introduced with v. 65 (82nd Congress, 1951),  and v.105 (102nd Congress, 1991) introduced a popular name index.

V.78 -114 (88th-106th Congress, 1964-2000) are available in print in the General Collection KF 50 A3.

V. 1 - v.111  (1789 -1997) are available full-text on the World Wide Web LexisNexis Congressional.  Search them by putting in the  Public Law number. 

Guides:

History and Description of the United States Statutes at Large and the United States Code,

For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out these
Subject Categories:

Law -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Treaties  

Time Period:  18th Century  19th Century  20th Century

Subject keywords: Congressional papers, Law

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