The Papers of James Monroe

This ongoing project, led by editor Daniel Preston, has the goal of publishing a nine-volume collection of selected letters and papers documenting the life and career of James Monroe. Visit the project’s website, or contact them at 540/654-5992.

The Papers has published a searchable database of Monroe’s letters here.

If you are interested in any of the six volumes of this project that are already available for sale, you can find them here.


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