The Founding document of what would become a new nation. Signed in the cabin of the Mayflower, November 11th, Old Style, November 21st, New Style, 1620. It was the main governmental charter of the colony until it was absorbed into Massachusetts in 1691. The language and spelling is as it appears in William Bradford's journal.

A page from William Bradford's Of Plimoth Plantation containing the text of the Mayflower Compact.