Tuesday, June 16, 2015

U.S. Treaties: A Beginner's Guide

William Penn’s treaty with the Indians when he founded the province of Pennsya. 1661. Lithograph by N. Currier. (Created between 1835 and 1856). Image Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b51058 and the In Custodia Legis Blog.
William Penn’s treaty with the Indians when he founded the province of Pennsya.
1661.  Lithograph by N. Currier. (Created between 1835 and 1856).
Image Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division,
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b51058 and the In Custodia Legis Blog.
November 20, 2014.
Barbara Bavis and Robert Brammer, of the In Custodia Legis Blog: Law Librarians of Congress, has written an informative post on all of the resources, finding guides, and helpful sources which the Library of Congress has created to find treaties written by the United States of America. 

"There are several options for researchers trying to find copies of treaties to which the United States is or was a party. In fact, we were inspired to write this post by the new Treaties digital collection added to the Law Library of Congress website."

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