Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 75,000 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.

Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, Cayuga, and Mohawk Indians Proposition to Coll. Dongan [in Dutch]

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 #: GLC03107.01960 Author/Creator: Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, Cayuga, and Mohawk Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1686/05/21 Pagination: 3p. + docket 32.8 x 21.4 cm

Summary of Content: Docket in English: "5 Nations Propositions as Gov. Gen. wil breakdown the Fr: forts built on this side the Lake."


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FortificationFranceMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources