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SERIES Identifier: UAI 15.866

Letters and papers, 1686-1720, 1730, 1686-1720, 1730

Scope and Contents

The Letters and papers concern some of John Leverett's activities as a tutor and fellow of Harvard College, as a lawyer, Massachusetts jurist, and as president of Harvard College. The items are letters, commissions, deeds, sketches, bills, and books.


  • 1686-1720, 1730

Physical Description

(1 legal half document box, 1 flat box)

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.


2 cubic feet (2 document boxes, 2 legal half document boxes, 4 volumes, 2 flat boxes, 3 microfilm reels)

Related Materials

Letter of John Leverett to his wife Margaret, 1707. This letter is owned by Harvard's Leverett House and is framed and on display in the house library. Leverett wrote this letter during the unsuccessful expedition to Port Royal. Leverett was one of three Commissioners appointed to counsel the commanding officer. Published in Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, vol. 49, pp. 219-220.

Processing Information

Material arranged chronologically by the archivist.


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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