Congressional Globe

City: Washington

State: District of Columbia

Founded in December 1833 by Francis P. Blair, Sr. and John C. Rives, the Congressional Globe published the proceedings of the U.S. Congress from 1833 to 1873. It was preceded by the Annals of Congress and the Register of Debates and was succeeded by the Congressional Record.

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