Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Dudley, William (fl. 1738) [Statement]

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08889 Author/Creator: Dudley, William (fl. 1738) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 16 June 1738 Pagination: 2 p. ; 31 x 18.9 cm.

States that surveyors surveyed a tract of land for a town as accurately as possibly to the best of their ability. Also includes notes regarding the fulfillment of a grant and grants the authority of the proprietors to choose a clerk. Verso page consists of a partial diagram of a plot of land with notes. Noted as a copy.

Order a CopyCitation Guidelines for Online Resources