Queries, [1798 June] Digital
Scope and Contents
One octavo-sized leaf containing handwritten questions in the hand of Professor Pearson regarding the taxation of real estate in Cambridge. A note on the document verso: "Allen 2nd June 11th 1798" indicates Pearson used a student's assignment paper and the date suggests the queries may have been created in preparation for the June 20, 1798 meeting with the Committee of the Town of Cambridge.
Title transcribed from document verso.
- [1798 June]
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.
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