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The War of 1812

The War of 1812

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The War of 1812 Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about the time, place, players, and culture?

The James Madison Papers

Documents held by the Library of Congress are made available at this site. These papers include extensive correspondence and notes pertaining to the War of 1812. The site offers digital images only—no transcripts.

War of 1812 Documents

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School hosts a site dedicated the documents of the War of 1812. It included texts of the United States declaration of war, the Treaty of Ghent, and miscellaneous public documents pertaining to the war.

More Madison Papers

"Selected Works of James Madison" are available at this site sponsored by the Constitution Society.

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