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Colonial State Papers

UK National Archives database of digitized colonial records from 1574 to 1757, that relate to the governance of, and activities in, the American, Canadian and West Indian colonies of England.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1574 - 1757
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information Unlimited simultaneous users licensed.
  • Publisher ProQuest
  • Notes
    • American, Canadian and West Indian colonies of England.
  • Languages English
  • Description UK National Archives database of colonial records, classified as CO1, is comprised of digitized archival documents that provide insight into British trade, history and overseas expansion between the 16th and 18th centuries. This collection (CO1) represents thousands of papers that were presented to the Privy Council and the Board of Trade between 1574-1757, and that relate to the governance of, and activities in, the American, Canadian and West Indian colonies of England. The database also includes the Calendar of State Papers Colonial, a search tool providing over 40,000 records of bibliographic description for documents from many collections, including those of CO1.