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Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961  🎓

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The Confidential print originated out of  the British government's need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. Some of these were one-page letters or telegrams; others were large volumes or texts of treaties. All items marked "Confidential Print" were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad.

This collection includes, in their entirety, the following classes from the National Archives at Kew:

CO 880/1-32 North America, 1839-1914
CO 884/1-38 West Indies, 1826-1961
FO 414/1-278 North America 1824-1941
FO 461/1-13 America, 1942-1956
FO 462/1-10 USA, 1947-1956


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