Guides by Level of Government
Declaration of Independence
This document states that a census be taken "of all the Persons in their respective Towns, as well Negroes and Indians, as white Persons, distinguishing the Number of those, who are under the Age of Twenty Years, from those who are above that Age, their Sexes, and whether married or single."
A survey of the establishment of the United States at Mount Dearborn on the Catawba River in the state of South Carolina.
Thanksgiving proclamation; U. S. Continental congress 1778.