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COLLECTION Identifier: UAI 15.1404

Wills naming Harvard as a beneficiary

[Photostat copy of the will of Henry Webb], 1660 April 5 Digital

Scope and Contents 11-page photostat copy of the 1660 will of Henry Webb sent to Maryland from Massachusetts in 1663. The original will is held among the Probate records for Suffolk County, Massachusetts. A letter of certification is attached to the final page of the document.

Copy of the will of Sir Matthew Holworthy of Hackney in the County of Middlesex Knight deceased, 1676 May 9 Digital

Scope and Contents 4-page handwritten 19th century copy of the will of Matthew Holworthy of Hackney, England. In his will, Holworthy left £1000 to Harvard College for "promoting of learning and promulgation of the Gospell in those parts."

[Will of Daniel Williams], 1721 Digital

Scope and Contents Printed 44-page copy of the 1711 Last Will and Testament of Daniel Williams in a parchment binding with blank interleaved pages. The volume is accompanied by a one-page 1796 letter from Benjamin Colman to an unidentified "Hond. Sir" (the owner of the volume) with extracts from the will related to bequests to support conversion in "Infidel Countrys."

[Receipt signed by Thomas Hubbard for the legacy of Thomas Wibird to Harvard College], 1772 October 19 Digital

Scope and Contents Contains the handwritten receipt signed by Harvard College Treasurer Thomas Hubbard acknowledging the money bequeathed to Harvard College by Thomas Wibird in his will of 1765. The receipt is accompanied by a typescript excerpt of the Will of Thomas Wibird concerning the Harvard bequest.

Copy of Jonathan Barnard will, [circa 1769] Digital

Scope and Contents 8-page handwritten 18th century copy of the 1769 will of Reverend John Barnard.