Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com) has now officially launched and is making available Revolutionary War Records free until the end of July, 2007.
June 28, 2007 06:15 AMThis is a great opportunity to get free access to Footnote.com's Revolutionary War documents.
Footnote.com Announces Official Launch of the Company and Reveals First-Hand Accounts of the Birth of America
Today Footnote.com announced the official launch of the company and its Web 2.0 historical social networking site.
As part of the launch, Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com) is making a significant portion of their millions of original Revolutionary War Records available for free from today until the end of July, 2007.
For better search results at the Footnote website, read Searching the Footnote.com Web Site and Examining a Revolutionary Pension File at Footnote.com
UPDATE: The databases that are free are:
- Papers of the Continental Congress - Papers of the Continental Congress (The National Archives): NARA M247. The correspondence, journals, committee reports, and records of the Continental Congress (1774-1789).
- Misc. Papers of the Continental Congress - Miscellaneous Papers of the Continental Congress(The National Archives): NARA M332. These documents were misplaced, overlooked, or found in private hands when the records of the Papers of the Continental Congress were first arranged in 1834.
- Constitutional Convention Records - Records from the Constitutional Convention of 1787(The National Archives): NARA M866. Journals of proceedings, early drafts, and other papers relating to the formation of the U.S. Constitution.