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SERIES Identifier: UAI 20.707

Loose documents related to Harvard's interest in the Charlestown ferry, 1646-1785

Scope and Contents

This series contains five documents related to Harvard's interest in the Charlestown ferry. The documents are comprised of two photostat copies of 17th century ferrymen petitions to the Massachusetts General Court, two 1743 documents related to Corporation petitions to the General Court, and a 1785 letter written by Judge Francis Dana to the Selectmen of Charlestown.


  • 1646-1785

Researcher Access

The Records relating to Harvard's interest in the Charlestown ferry are open for research.


.05 cubic feet (5 folders)

Former call number

Formerly classified as UAI 20.707.5 Supplement to records, 1646-1785 (1 vol.)


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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