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FFCP Cosponsors and Funders:

The First Federal Congress Project's supporters and funders over the years all deserve credit for assisting with this edition for without the support that they have given for the publication of the print edition this electronic edition would not have been possible. Our cosponsors over the FFCP's lengthy existence, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and The George Washington University, together with our publisher, The Johns Hopkins University Press, deserve special mention for their stalwart support. The National Endowment for the Humanities has provided important financial support for the FFCP during the 1990's. Other recent funders have been The MARPAT Foundation, The H.W. Wilson Foundation, and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.

Sources for documents:

The majority of the documents in this mini-edition are taken from volumes of the published Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1789-1791. We are also grateful to our publisher, The Johns Hopkins University Press, for giving permission to use these copyrighted materials and assisting wherever possible.

The following repositories gave permission for use of documents from their collections: the American Philosophical Society, The Connecticut Historical Society, the Gilder-Lehrman Collection on deposit at the Pierpont Morgan Library, the Library of Congress, the Maryland Historical Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the New-York Historical Society, the New York Public Library, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Rhode Island State Archives, the South Carolina Historical Society, and the Yale University Library. We gratefully acknowledge their cooperation.


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