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SERIES Identifier: UAI 15.866

Book of Latin orations, 1652-1711, 1652-1711

Book of Latin orations contents

Contents of the Book of Latin orations include:
  1. Four versions of Leverett's 1711 oration, three of them beginning "Non semel tantum"
  2. President Oakes' Oratio I of 1672
  3. President Oakes' Oratio II of 1675 (p. 11)
  4. President Oakes' Oratio [4?] of 1677 (p. 29)
  5. President Oakes' Oratio 5 of 1678 (p. 54)
  6. Fragment of oration by Leverett or [William?] Brattle of 1689 (p. 77
  7. Nathaniel Rogers' Valedictory of 1652 (p. 93)
  8. Leverett's greeting to Sir Edmund Andros, 1686 (p. 99)
  9. Oratio Salutatoria, 1703 (p. 104), probably Everett's
  10. Leverett's Oratio of 1708 (p. 114)
The orations in Leverett's book are all in his handwriting.

Several of the orations in the Book of Latin orations have been published. President Oakes' Oration [4?] of 1677 appears in the Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, vol. 31, pp. 405-436. Nathaniel Rogers' Valedictory of 1652 (p. 93) appears in the Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, vol. 31, pp. 393-401.

Dates

  • 1652-1711

Conditions on Use and Access

The Papers of John Leverett are open for research use. Access to fragile original documents may be restricted. Please consult the reference staff for further details.

Extent

1 Volumes

Processing Information

Leverett's orations were disbound prior to the 2004 reprocessing and placed in four folders.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

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