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Description

Subseries E, Depositions, 1795-1840, undated (#2.17-3.5, OB.1.2, OB.5.6), contains individual depositions and depositions of the Mount Vernon Proprietors (including Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844) and Samuel Cabot) regarding Copley Pasture in Boston, Massachusetts. Also included is a 1795 agreement regarding the sale of Copley Pasture (#3.2); a 1795 letter to Captain Scott (agent for Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848), Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844), Jonathan Mason, William Scollay, and Joseph Woodward, #3.3); a circa 1836 defendant's statement from the Overseers of the Poor (#3.4) with draft (#OB.3.6); and other related depositions. The subseries is arranged chronologically by depositions of individuals, followed by depositions of the Mount Vernon Proprietors.

Details

Collection Name
Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848) professional papers
Collection Code
MS020
Dates
1795-1840, undated
Date of Acquisition
1911
Physical Description
Depositions (2 file boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Sub-series
Credit Line
Gift of Sameuel Eliot Morison, ca.1960
GUSN
295076
Reference Code
MS020.01.05

Record details

Material Type
depositions
Location Note
HGO-02-105-A-E-206; HGO-02-105-A-E-106; HGO-02-105-A-E-105

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