These are only a few examples of resources at the Connecticut State Library (CSL). Many of the resources are not online, and are in restricted collections (must be used on site at CSL) that should be requested in advance by contacting the History & Genealogy Unit (860-757-6580).
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These are examples of some of the resources available from the Connecticut State Archives.
Much of this information is not available online. It is recommended to contact the History & Genealogy desk before coming to visit, as items need to be pulled from secured collections.
Below are some examples of federal documents.
In Senate of the United States. February 19, 1851. Submitted, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mason made the following report: (To accompany Bill S. No. 471.) The Committee on Foreign Relations, to whom was referred the resolution of the Senate instructing them "to inquire into the propriety of providing by law, pursuant to the recommendation of President Polk, in his message of the seventh December, eighteen hundred and forty seven, for payment of the claim there mentioned as arising to certain Spanish claimants in the 'Amistad case,' " have had the same under consideration, and submit the following report...
|Date||February 19, 1851|
|Session||31st Congress, 2nd Session|
|Volume||Serial Set Vol. No. 593, Session Vol. No.1|
Schooner Amistad. June 24, 1846.
|Date||June 24, 1846|
|Session||29th Congress, 1st Session|
|Volume||Serial Set Vol. No. 491, Session Vol. No.4|
Schooner Amistad. (To accompany Bill H.R. No. 328.) April 10, 1844.
|Date||April 10, 1844|
|Session||28th Congress, 1st Session|
|Volume||Serial Set Vol. No. 446, Session Vol. No.2|
Schooner Amistad. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting sundry letters between the Department of State and the Chevalier d'Argaiz, on the subject of the schooner "Amistad." February 28, 1842. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
|Date||February 28, 1842|
|Session||27th Congress, 3rd Session|
|Volume||Serial Set Vol. No. 422, Session Vol. No.5|