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Deeds and Records

Introduction to the Indian Deed to Salem, 1686 (courtesy of the Salem City Clerk's Office)
  • (This article describes the history behind the original document and gives the price of 20 pounds, English money for the purchase of Salem.)

  • Excerpts from the Indian Deed to Salem, 1686, giving the boundaries of the land purchase and the names of Naumkeag Indians and Salem settlers. (courtesy of the Salem City Clerk's Office)

  • "Indians Taking Salem Fishing Vessels" from First Church of Salem's records (transcription)
The Indian Deed to Salem, 1686
The Indian Deed to Salem, 1686
Full view of The Indian Deed to Salem, 1686 
Indian Names on the Salem Deed, 1686
Indian Names on the Salem Deed, 1686
Detail of the Indian Deed to Salem, 1686. The marks of Sam Wuttaanoh, John Tontohqunne and Cicely Petaghuncksq are shown.  (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
The Indian Deed to Salem, 1686
The Indian Deed to Salem, 1686
Back side of The Indian Deed to Salem, 1686 
The Squaw Sachem's Mark.
The Squaw Sachem's Mark.
Detail of an early document showing the bow and arrow that was the Squaw Sachem's Mark. The words identifying the "signature" were written by a clerk.  (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
Indian Signatures from Early Massachusetts Documents
Indian Signatures from Early Massachusetts Documents
Indian Signatures from Sidney Perley's History of Salem, Massachusetts. (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)

Maps


This is William Wood's map, taken from his book, New England's Prospect, which includes one of the earliest descriptive accounts of Salem, Massachusetts, the local Indians, and the natural environment.  
Indian Lands and Localities in Essex County Massachusetts
Indian Lands and Localities in Essex County Massachusetts
Map of Essex County, Massachusetts from Sidney Perley's Indian Deeds of Essex County, 1912, showing Indian place names and tribal areas.  (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
Map of Indian Lands and Localities in Essex County Massachusetts
Map of Indian Lands and Localities in Essex County Massachusetts
Map of Essex County, Massachusetts from Sidney Perley's Indian Deeds of Essex County  (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
The First \"Main Street\":  Site of the Old Planters Settlement at Naumkeag
The First "Main Street": Site of the Old Planters Settlement at Naumkeag
This map illustrates the site of the first English settlement in Naumkeag. Here Roger Conant came with his companions in the autumn of 1626.  
Map of New England in 1640
Map of New England in 1640
This map of New England in 1640 shows the region's major towns and settlements.  (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
Essex County, Massachusetts in 1643.
Essex County, Massachusetts in 1643.
This map illustrates the first towns or "plantations" in northeastern Massachusetts.  
Relief Map of Salem
Relief Map of Salem
Relief map of Salem from Sidney Perley's The History of Salem Massachusetts (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
\"The Ancient Ways\" of Essex County
"The Ancient Ways" of Essex County
The old roads of the Salem area from Sidney Perley's The History of Salem Massachusetts (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
Endecott Lands, Danvers (Salem Village)
Endecott Lands, Danvers (Salem Village)
John Endecott Lands in Danversport Area (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
Detail of W. P. Upham's Map of Salem Village, 1692 (1866)
Detail of W. P. Upham's Map of Salem Village, 1692 (1866)
Detail of W. P. Upham's Map of Salem Village, 1692 (1866), showing the Old Log Bridge and the Indian Crossing on the Ipswich River in Middleton. (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)

Illustrations, Title Pages, and Autographs

 

Indian Village (From Hariot's \"Relation\")
Indian Village (From Hariot's "Relation")
Illustration from A Popular History of the United States by William Cullen Bryant. New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1896.  (courtesy of The Boston Public Library.)
Title Page, \"Eulogy on King Philip\" by William Apes, 1836.
Title Page, "Eulogy on King Philip" by William Apes, 1836.
Rev. William Apes, "Eulogy on King Philip"  
Title Page, Hubbard's <I/>Troubles with the Indians</I>, 1677.
Title Page, Hubbard's Troubles with the Indians, 1677.
Title Page, Hubbard's Troubles with the Indians, 1677. (courtesy of The American Antiquarian Society.)
Title Page, Increase Mather's <I/>Brief History of the Indian Wars</I>, 1676.
Title Page, Increase Mather's Brief History of the Indian Wars, 1676.
Title Page, Increase Mather's Brief History of the Indian Wars, 1676. (courtesy of The American Antiquarian Society.)
Roger Conant Autograph
Roger Conant Autograph
The Autograph of Roger Conant (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
Cover of <i>Main- Street</i> by Nathaniel Hawthorne with introduction by Julian Hawthorne (1901)
Cover of Main- Street by Nathaniel Hawthorne with introduction by Julian Hawthorne (1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
Title page of <i>Main Street</i> with introduction by Julian Hawthorne (1901)
Title page of Main Street with introduction by Julian Hawthorne (1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
Introduction to <i>Main Street</i> by Julian Hawthorne (p. 5)(1901)
Introduction to Main Street by Julian Hawthorne (p. 5)(1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
Introduction to <i>Main Street</i> by Julian Hawthorne (p. 6)(1901)
Introduction to Main Street by Julian Hawthorne (p. 6)(1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
Introduction to <i>Main Street</i> by Julian Hawthorne (p. 7)(1901)
Introduction to Main Street by Julian Hawthorne (p. 7)(1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
Introduction to <i>Main Street</i> by Julian Hawthorne (p. 8)(1901)
Introduction to Main Street by Julian Hawthorne (p. 8)(1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
Introduction to <i>Main Street</i> by Julian Hawthorne (p. 9)(1901)
Introduction to Main Street by Julian Hawthorne (p. 9)(1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
Introduction to <i>Main Street</i> by Julian Hawthorne (p. 10)(1901)
Introduction to Main Street by Julian Hawthorne (p. 10)(1901)
Kirgate Press, Lewis Budd 3rd, at "Hillside" in Canton, PA (courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)



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