What isĀ Colonial America?

Colonial America makes available in digital form all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series from The National Archives, UK. Covering the period 1606 to 1822 and consisting of the original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies, CO 5 is a uniquely rich resource for all historians of the period.

Made up of letters, legal documents, orders, printed pamphlets, maps and many other material types, the documents shed light on all aspects of life in colonial America.

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