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.

Delano, Jonathan (fl. 1701-1717) [Copy of a report of a meeting held in Dartmouth Township on 28 March 1717 discussing land taken for highways].

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 #: GLC02924.022 Author/Creator: Delano, Jonathan (fl. 1701-1717) Place Written: Dartmouth Township, Massachusetts Bay Colony Type: Document signed Date: 28 March 1717 Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Delano signed clerically for Richard Borden, John Akin, William Wood, Jacob Barker, and Isaac Smith. Attested as a true copy from the "Dartmouth Purchesors Book of Records" and signed as Clerk of the Township of Dartmouth.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionGovernment and CivicsRoad ConstructionInfrastructure

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources