American State Papers (1789-1838) & US Serial Set (1817 – current) – A collection of reports and documents used in the formation of policy by Congress. Reports from the executive agencies also have appeared in the publication at varying degrees of over time.
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824) - Mostly paraphrased information gathered from newspapers and other publications
Register of Debates (1824-1837) – Published contemporaneously to provide a “summary of leading debates and incidents”
Congressional Globe (1833 – 1873) – Provided a condensed report of the debates until 1851, then became a more verbatim account
Congressional Record (1873 – current) – Verbatim account of debates, though members of congress often amend and append there remarks between speaking and publication
Statutes at Large – session laws and treaties for each congress
Letters of the Delegates to Congress (1774-1789)