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.

Delescolles, R. (fl. 1695) Passport for Robert and John Livingston to travel through Europe [in French]

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 #: GLC03107.00287 Author/Creator: Delescolles, R. (fl. 1695) Place Written: Lisbon, [Portugal] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1695/06/20 Pagination: 1p. + docket 19.8 x 30.2 cm

Summary of Content: Pass for Robert Livingston and his son John, to travel through Portugal, Spain, and France on their trip to London to be reimbersed for fiscal outlays.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsTravelGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceFinance

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources