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ITEM — Box: 2, Folder: 4 Identifier: UAI 20.707

Draft of a petition to the General Court from the Corporation, 1743 October 26-27 Digital

Scope and Contents

Two-page handwritten draft of a petition to the General Court signed by President Edward Holyoke, and a half-page letter that accompanied the draft from President Holyoke to Tutor Flynt, a member of the Committee to draft the petition.

The documents have mold and water damage.


  • 1743 October 26-27

Researcher Access

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


.05 cubic feet (5 folders)


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

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