Digitized historical Congressional Record, 1873-1890, is released by GPO

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has made available to the public the final release of the historical issues of the Congressional Record.   The Congressional Record began publication on March 5, 1873 and this final release covers the debates and proceedings of the House of Representatives and the Senate during the years 1873-1890.  GPO’s digitization project of the historical issues of the Congressional Record was done in cooperation with the Library of Congress.