Written primary sources are first-hand accounts from people who witnessed or were involved in the events being described. They include letters or reports written by the people involved, official documents, or photographs of the events. They also include memoirs written later.
The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft (1789-1913),The Public Papers of the Presidents:Hoover to Bush (1929-1993), The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents:Clinton - G.W. Bush (1993-2009).
"The material in these volumes has been compiled and collated by Samuel I. Rosenman, counsel to the governor during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt as governor of the state of New York, 1929-1932."
The writings of George Washington, being his correspondence, addresses, messages, and other papers, official and private, selected and published from the original manuscripts; with a life of the author, notes and illustrations