Contains the congressional debates of the 23rd through 42nd Congresses (1833-1873). The contents of the appendix of each volume vary from Congress to Congress, but appendixes typically contain presidential messages, reports of the heads of departments and cabinet officers, texts of laws, and appropriations. Speeches not indexed or referenced on the pages reprinting the debates appear in the appendix as well. For coverage of the 43rd (1873-1875) to the 105th (1997-1998) Congresses, see the Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection.

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1833 - 1873