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.

Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) "Memorandum presented to the Commissioners bound for N. York . . .

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 request a pdf of the image from us here.

Log in
or
subscribe to see this thumbnail image

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02030 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1690/04/22 Pagination: 2p. 28.7 x 18.1 cm

Summary of Content: . . . to consult of affares for the carrying on of the Present war." List of 22 items to be attended to in relation to the conflict with the French. Among these include instructions to build forts at Onondage, to demolish Cadarachqui, to better fortify Albany, and to take measures to better endear the Indians to the English. Docketed on verso.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyCanadaFranceMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsBuilding ConstructionDiplomacyFortification

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources