Colonial State Papers Colonial State Papers provides access
to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American,
Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth
centuries. Lots about pirates!
Early English Books Online (EEBO) Describes English or English-language letterpress materials published before 1801, including books, lists, advertisements, rules, songs, election propaganda, and other ephemeral items. Contains records for items of all types published in Great Britain or its colonies or in English from 1473 to 1800.