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ITEM — Box: 2, Folder: 2 Identifier: UAI 20.707, UAI 20.707 Box 2, Folder 2

Petition to the General Court (photostat copy), 1662 Digital

Scope and Contents

Photostat copy of a petition from ferrymen Francis Hudson and John Burrage requesting the General Court coin twopenny and fourpenny pieces for change so the ferrymen could accommodate customers attempting to pay with larger currency denominations.


  • 1662

Researcher Access

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


.05 cubic feet (5 folders)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Original in the Massachusetts State Archives, CXXI, 34. The photostat copy was received from Samuel Morison on October 25, 1933.


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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