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COLLECTION Identifier: UAI 5.120

Corporation papers, 1st series, supplements to the Harvard College Papers

Accounts of commencements and tuitions for the years 1640-1652, 1640-1652 Digital

Scope and content List of debits and credits associated with commencement and tuition. Includes references to contributions to the College from towns and scholarships, including the scholarship created by Lady Anne Mowlson's bequest in 1643.

Subscription lists and letters from towns, 1653 Digital

Scope and content The folder contains subscription lists and letters (addressed to Increase Newell, a member of the Courts of Assistants) regarding voluntary contributions to the College from inhabitants of the towns of Andover, Cambridge, Concord, Dorchester, Haverhill, Hingham, Medfield, Reading, Salem, Topsfield, Watertown, Wenham, and Woburn, Massachusetts, and York, Maine. The folder also contains an account of commencements and tuitions.

Positions concerning ye Colledge business, [1654] Digital

Scope and content Title transcribed from document. References to the duties of the Steward and to the collection of contributions from the towns.

Letter from William Brett to Governor Thomas Prence, [circa 1660s?] Digital

Scope and content William Brett worked with Mr. [James?] Keith to promote the design of the College; twelve pounds of Indian corn are to be delivered to an unspecified town. The undated letter also discusses attempts to purchase lands by the Titicut River.

Undated letter. The original letter is accompanied by a typewritten 20th-century transcription with manuscript pencilled annotations.

A transcript out of ye old charter law-book printed A. dom.i. 1672, p. 293, [circa 1672] Digital

Scope and content Title transcribed from document. A caption title from the verso of the document reads, "Who ye overseers be: extracts from the old charter law-book respecting the support of the President H.C., 1659."

Letter from Richard Bellingham, Boston, April 22, 1672 Digital

Scope and content Written "with the advice of the rest of the overseers of Harvard Colledge in New England" to Richard Saltonstall, Nicholas Gregson, Rev. John Knowles, Robert Newman, and Anthony Wilson. Bellingham appointed the five men trustrees of the Overseers, giving them the authority to collect donations for the College in England.