A TREASURY OF PRIMARY DOCUMENTS
Primary Source Documents Pertaining to Early American History
Colonists With Royal Ancestries A large number of American Colonists trace
their roots back to the Kings and Queens of Europe. Here is a list of some of
Classical Literature Having Significant Influence
Upon the American Colonists
The Holy Bible was, of course, the most influential piece of literature in Colonial America
A The New Strong's Expanded Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible; Publisher: Thomas Nelson; Expanded edition (April 13, 2010). This hardbound book includes includes expanded Hebrew and Greek dictionaries, as well as the best of Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary.
BibleGateway, A searchable online Bible in over 100 versions and 50 languages.
Bible, A searchable online Bible, multiple versions and languages.
Logos Bible Software 4, Software to aid investigation of the original meaning by studying the Bible's Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek words. Multiple upgrades, also en Espanol.
St. Augustine was the church father of choice among American Puritans.
St. Augustine, English translations of his works on predestination which greatly influenced the Puritans.
The treatment of this subject matter has expanded to become
An Early Modern English Dictionaries Corpus by Ian Lancashire
The Lexicons of Early Modern English by Ian Lancashire
Queen Elizabeth's Farewell (1601)
The Works of King James I
Voyages, Samuel de Champlain (1604)
Primary Sources Pertaining to the Gunpowder Plot (1605)
The First Virginia Charter (1606)
accompanying history and a variety of interesting maps at Boundaries and Charters of Virginia
Instructions for the Virginia Colony (1606)
Works of Francis Bacon, Identified by Jefferson as one of his three most profound influences.
Works of Shakespeare
The Settlement at Jamestown, John Smith (1607)
The Foundation of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain (1608)
Full Text of Robert Juet's Journal (1609)
The Second Virginia Charter (1609)
John Smyth's Confession (1609) the religion of a Baptist.
The Church At Jamestown, William Strachey (1610) (just below middle of the page)
The Third Virginia Charter (1612)
Good News From Virginia, Alexander Whitaker (1613)
An Ordinance and Constitution of the Virginia Company in England for a Council
Pocahontas, John Smith (1616)
The Starving Time, John Smith.
Acts of Parliament concerning the American Colonies
Works of Benjamin Franklin
Works of Sam Adams
Works of George Washington
Works of John Adams
Works of Thomas JeffersonFamous Works
Works of James Madison
The Works of Thomas Paine
American Revolution Military Documents
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