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PREFACE TO THIRD EDITION
Information concerning the 1st and 2d editions of this Checklist is
given in the introduction on page w.The
period covered by the present 3d edition is, for Congressional
documents, from the 1st Congress to the end of the 60th Congress,
and for departmental publications, from the organization of the
United States Government to the end of the calendar year 1909. A
few publications which were not issued until 1910 or 1911 have been
included, but these are all annual reports or serial publications covering
the year 1909, entries for which were required in order to complete
the record of Government publications from 1789 to 1909,
inclusive. Attention is also called to the fact that information is
given in footnotes concerning the classification and titles of all new
series begun between Dec. 31, 1909, and the date of going to press;
also concerning recent changes which affect series entered in the
body of the Checklist.
The compilation of this work has been in charge of Miss Mary A.
An index will be issued as volume 2 of the Checklist.
Advance sheets of this 3d edition of the Checklist should be discarded,
as they are now entirely superseded.
Superintendent of Documents.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
Washington, D. C., March 8, 1911.
United States. Superintendent of Documents. Checklist of United States Public Documents, 1789-1909, Third Edition Revised and Enlarged, Volume 1, Lists of Congressional and Departmental Publications. Washington. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1029/. Accessed January 25, 2015.