Use the smaller-sized text Use the larger-sized text Use the very large text

Supplements to the Massachusetts Volumes

Supplements to The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, Volumes IV-VII, Ratification by the States: Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Search

(example: adams, john adams, adams NOT washington,etc.)

Keyword Search

Enter any word or phrase to search the full text of the Massachusetts volumes.  The search engine will return results that match the words entered in the search field.  Consecutive words are treated as a phrase; they must appear in the same order within a matching document.

Boolean

Use Boolean operators to make a more precise query.  Use the word AND to search for two terms on one page.  For example, searching for the phrase "Franklin and Adams" will return pages containing both the words "Franklin" and "Adams."  Use the term OR, for example "Franklin or Adams," to search for pages with either "Franklin" or "Adams."
See more examples of Boolean queries.

Wildcard Searches

Use the wildcard character (*) to search for pages containing words similar to a given word.  For example, searching for "fed*" will return pages that contain the words federal and federalist.

For more examples of query types, or for further help, go to Advanced Search Help

select text size Use the smaller-sized textUse the larger-sized textUse the very large text