Looking for primary sources? Don’t forget the British pamphlet collection available through JSTOR which contains documents from 1545 to 1900. Relevant topics include British politics, British (and sometimes U.S.) foreign policy, British colonialism, trade, abolition, suffrage, education, religion, and British perspectives on the American Civil War. Here are three samples:
- U.S. Diplomacy in China and Japan Unveiled (scathing articles published in the Hong Kong Daily Press, 1863)
- Newell’s Notes on Abraham Lincoln (1865)
- Letter by the Bishop of Carlisle on Women’s Suffrage (1884)
To search JSTOR’s pamphlet collection, use Advanced Search and narrow your search to ITEM TYPE: Pamphlets.