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ITEM — Box: 1, Folder: 3 Identifier: UAI 20.799

First Draught of substitute, [1799 February] Digital

Scope and Contents

One folio-sized leaf containing a handwritten draft of the substitute clause providing Cambridge a year to provide evidence that Harvard exceeded £500 in real estate income. The clause was included in the annual tax act, approved on February 28, 1799 (Chapter 75).

Title transcribed from document verso.

Dates

  • [1799 February]

Researcher Access

The records of the Corporation relating to College tax exemptions are open for research.

Extent

.26 cubic feet (1 half legal document box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Identified as part of the Pearson papers.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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